Jermaine Dye, 2001 Upper Deck MVP

Name: Jermaine Dye
Team: Kansas City Royals
Position: Outfield
Value of card: One bent nail
Key 2000 stat: 290 visits to ACE Hardware
What "super tools" earned Jermaine Dye this Upper Deck MVP?

  • He could absolutely drill the ball
  • He rarely screwed up
  • He brought down the hammer on opposing pitching
  • He never wrenched his back, though he did break his leg once
  • He knew when to ratchet his performance up a notch
  • He could nail a runner at the plate
  • He didn't need a chisel to wear down the competition — he was Dye-no-mite!


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