Re: Now the truth comes out... Jim Bowden was never....
Originally Posted by Johnny Footstool
Jimbo was neither as bad as fans make him out to be nor as good as he believes he was.
However, he was forced to pass up on a few high-level picks due to "signability" issues.
That's exactly right. And Marge really downplayed the significance of the farm system and scouting. She refused to spend the money on what she thought was frivalous ventures.
"panic" only comes from having real expectations