Tony La Russa reflects:
"He was such a terrific big-game player I wasn't surprised that he delivered. You're talking about an individual who is very strong mentally. He wouldn't be devastated by anything."
"Jim Edmonds had so many qualities as a player. This guy was a special talent, with a grace to the way he played the game. He cared about his defense as much as his offense. He was not someone you worried about being able to handle the pressure of a big game. On top of all that, Jim was and remains a very caring teammate with a great heart.
With the Cardinals: 2000-07 (Career summary)
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BA OBP SLG OPS TB SB BB SO 8 Seasons 1105 3628 690 1033 234 11 241 713 .285 .393 .555 .947 2012 37 645 1029
- Inducted into the St. Louis Cardinals HOF - 2014
- Holds the single-season franchise record for home runs hit as an outfielder (41) and RBIs as a center fielder (110).
- Shares club records for most consecutive games hitting a HR (5) and most times reaching base in consecutive plate appearances (12).
- Ranks 2nd among Cardinals outfielders behind Curt Flood with 6 Gold Gloves.
- Ranks 2nd in franchise history in postseason HRs (13) and RBIs (41). Stands 2nd in club history in NLCS homers (6) and RBIs (20), and 3rd in hits (29).
- Set a NL career records for extra-base hits (15) and doubles (8) in Division Series play.
- Stands 3rd in NLCS history with 12 career extra-base hits (12)
- Was a MLB All-Star 6 times.
- GameDay Magazine #4 2014
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 9/26/2004
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