Ecks Factor

David Eckstein hears you saying he's still not good enough. Know what? He agrees.

Updated: April 17, 2003, 6:05 PM ET
By Jeff Bradley, ESPN The Magazine
If conversions were a stat, the active leader would be an avenging Angel -- a guy who has changed more minds, convinced more skeptics and answered more critics than any man in baseball.

On the eve of a new season, fresh off the World Series that transformed him from no-name to household name, this stud shortstop demonstrated how success has changed his life. He took us on a tour of his off-season crib near Orlando, showing off the toys he purchased with his $272,000 Series share and giving us a rare glimpse of the room where it all happens, decorated with memorabilia and equipped with a unique home theater.