"Baseball needed something to bring it back after the '94 strike," Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Jimmy Rollins said. "Baseball came back strong for whatever reason. Some things have been proven, some things are just hearsay, finger-pointing, things of that nature. Baseball was in an exciting time."
"I got the ball, I was even with the bag and I was going so fast and I see the bag and at the same time I'm thinking I can actually step on this bag if I could stop, but I couldn't stop then I looked up and ((Emilio) Bonifacio was only a step from the (first) base," Rollins said.