Greg Maddux Speaker Profile
Retired Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves
Greg Maddux Biography
Future Hall of Famer, Greg Maddux was born April 14, 1966and is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He was the first pitcher inmajor league history to win the Cy Young Award for four consecutive years(1992-1995), a feat matched only by Randy Johnson (1999-2002). During thosefour consecutive seasons, Maddux had a 75-29 record with a 1.98 ERA, whileallowing less than one runner per inning.
Maddux is the only pitcher in MLB history to win at least 15games for 17 straight seasons. In addition, he holds the record for most GoldGloves with eighteen. A superb control pitcher, Maddux won more games duringthe 1990s than any other pitcher, and is 8th on the all-time career wins list,with 355. Since the start of the post-1920 live-ball era, only Warren Spahn(363) recorded more career wins than Maddux. He is one of only 10 pitchers everto achieve both 300 wins and 3000 strikeouts. He works in the Texas Rangers'front office as the special assistant to the general manager. Not yet a memberof the Baseball Hall Of Fame (he is not eligible for inclusion until 2014),Maddux has the most pitching victories of any unelected member.
In 1999, Maddux ranked 39th on The Sporting News' list of the 100 GreatestBaseball Players, the highest-ranking pitcher then active. He was alsonominated as a finalist for the Major League Baseball All-Century Team.However, when TSN updated their list in 2005, Maddux had fallen to number 51.
The Cubs retired jersey number 31 on May 3, 2009 in honor ofboth Maddux and Ferguson Jenkins. The Atlanta Braves retired Maddux's number31, on July 17, 2009.
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Posted on 8 January 2014 | 8:52 pm
MLB greats Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected by eligible writers of the Baseball Writers' Association of America into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The trio will attend an 11 a.m. ET news conference on Thursday at the Waldorf Astoria New York that will be simulcast on MLB.com and MLB Network. Maddux, who won 355 games, the eighth-highest figure in Major...[Read More]
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