J.D. Drew considers life after baseball

Says he may retire after 2011 season; but if not, Boston's his team

Updated: February 25, 2010, 11:31 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When J.D. Drew was a collegiate baseball player at Florida State University, professional scouts from all 30 big league teams were sent to watch him play in order to get a full understanding of the complete player.

Drew's abilities made him one of the most highly touted players at the time. He eventually signed his first pro contract with the St. Louis Cardinals after they selected him in the first round (fifth overall) in the 1998 draft.

"I was sent there to ...

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