When Jim Edmonds retires, he will go down as one of the best defensive center fielders.

For six MLB teams, the eight-time Gold Glove Award winner has made SportsCenter top plays that dazzled viewers and closed out victories.

Opposing players and teammates alike stared on in disbelief. Diving catches became a regular occurrence for the long-time Angel and Cardinal.

At 40 years old, Fullerton, Calif. believes he still has baseball left in him.

With the Cincinnati Reds pushing toward an NL Central title, they traded for Edmonds and hope he can provide veteran leadership and experience.

In honor of the recent move, here are five of his top defensive plays.

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