“That kid has
got it together."
"Grady is a very
good all-around player. He’s on his way to stardom."
"The way he carries
himself, he acts like he has been here for ten years."
tremendous ball player, and he’s still learning."
"Whether he hits
a shot to the gap or a ground ball to second, he runs full speed…you
don’t have to remind him how the game is supposed to be played."
impressed by him—Grady is very good and he’s going to lead
to be a good player … He already IS a good player."
is what separates him from other players. We knew Grady had talent, but
what we couldn’t know is the maturity, focus and poise he would
bring so soon."
"He's without a doubt one of the greatest players of our generation."
more about humility than hype."
"Grady is what
every boy in America should grow up to be."
"I wish you could
bottle what what he has and give it to every guy you draft."
"A pitcher is
going to have to work his you-know-what off to beat him."
play with any fear."
"What matters to me is the consistency he brings to the ballpark every day and how he handles things."
"I think he's somehow flown under the radar, because I look at him as very much an impact player."
"We still see
him as our little Grady—sometimes it’s hard to grasp that
he’s out there on the field."
of the better people I know in sports, and one of the better people, period."
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