Greg Maddux

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Birthdate 04/14/1966
Death Date
Debut Year 1986
Year of Induction 2014
Teams Braves, Cubs, Dodgers, Padres
Position Pitcher

Greg Maddux became the first pitcher with four consecutive Cy Young seasons. From 1992-95 he went 75-29 with a 1.98 earned run average.

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Only 7 men have more wins than the great Greg Maddux

Only 7 men have more wins than the great Greg Maddux

Baseball’s history sets it apart from other professional sports in America. Fans use comparisons of players of different eras to debate Hall of Fame worthiness. Because of the history, great players from the present-day become intertwined with legends of the past. In the collection is this lin
Greg Maddux broke in with the Cubs as a 20 year old; two years later he was an all star

Greg Maddux broke in with the Cubs as a 20 year old; two years later he was an all star

Greg Maddux was just 20 years old when he threw his first big league pitch at Wrigley Field in 1986. A September call up, Maddux pitched in six games that season. His first two years Maddux went 8-18. In 1988 he went 18-8 to even his record at .500. He also made
Maddux won 194 games and three Cy Young Awards for the Braves

Maddux won 194 games and three Cy Young Awards for the Braves

After winning the Cy Young Award in 1992 with the Cubs, Greg Maddux signed with the Braves that December. In Atlanta he stayed on the path to Cooperstown. His first three seasons with the Braves resulted in three Cys, bringing his total to four in four years. During the run, Maddux won 75 games with
Maddux's performance in the postseason was underwhelming

Maddux's performance in the postseason was underwhelming

Greg Maddux helped his teams make the postseason in 13 seasons. Once they got there, Maddux was less than dominating. In 35 postseason games, Maddux went 11-14 with a 3.27 ERA. In the League Championship Series and World Series play, his won/loss record dips to 6-11. In 1995 Maddux earned his lone W

7 responses to “Greg Maddux”

  1. Bill says:

    My all time favorite !! Mad Dog !! What a player with a great ability of being so completive to get you out by his pitching & his fielding… To be the first in MLB to win 4 Straight Cy Young & have 18 gold gloves !!! Wow..

  2. Connie says:

    I miss watching him play! We are doing a road trip this summer heading back to Cooperstown to see his and the rest of the Braves ….Chipper Jones ,Bobby Cox just to name a few.

  3. Ben says:

    When I was watching him I knew he was good but never really realized the greatness I was witnessing until he retired..

  4. Shannon says:

    The maddog was one of the greatest alltime

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