• For Perez, a front-row squat at Maddux's greatness

    Summary of 21 articles · Updated Jan 9, 2014
    Maddux? He just put the ball exactly where he wanted. Thomas faced Maddux only four times , but in their 1990s heyday, Maddux was impossible to ignore. Greg Maddux said he knew it was time to retire from Major League Baseball late in the 2008 season when the speed of his fastball had the same intensity as his changeup. That was Joe DiMaggio's class, which also included Dazzy Vance, Ted Lyons and Gabby Hartnett. Three famous managers Tony LaRussa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox were already elected for induction ...
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    • Yankees' best pitch wasn’t enough to bring Greg Maddux to Bronx

      For 22 years, Gene Michael has wrestled with the “what might have been” question regarding Greg Maddux, who was just elected to the Hall of Fame along with his longtime Atlanta Braves pitching stablemate, Tom Glavine, and former White Sox slugger Frank …
    • On Baseball: For Greg Maddux, an Unassuming Presence Masked a Master of the Pitching Craft

      Maddux, who was voted into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday, was known for being able to put the ball exactly where he wanted when he pitched.
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    • Maddux's guile, precision led to Hall of Fame

      Greg Maddux is a Hall of Famer now, elected this year along with former Braves starting staff mate Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas. On Thursday, the trio gathered together for the first time during a news conference at the Waldorf Astoria New York …
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    • Maddux calls election 'an honor and a privilege'

      "It's truly an honor and a privilege to be inducted to the Hall of Fame," Greg Maddux said on Wednesday. "It's exciting for me to go in with my teammate Tom Glavine as well as Frank Thomas. I'm just looking forward to the experience down the road."
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    • Maddux, Glavine to be enshrined together

      A seemingly foregone conclusion became official on Wednesday, when Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine learned that they'd earned induction into the Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility.
    • Baseball Hall of Famer Tom Glavine was selected before Brett Hull and Luc Robitaille in NHL draft

      Today, long-time MLB pitcher Tom Glavine was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. But 29 years ago, he was drafted in the fourth round by the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings. Glavine talks about choosing baseball as his career and his lo…
    • Maddux won't be unanimous Hall selection

      Greg Maddux won't be a unanimous selection for the Hall of Fame.
    • No denying Maddux's first-ballot Hall credentials

      While Greg Maddux has never been one to bring attention to himself or his accomplishments, he understands he will likely once again become the focus of the baseball world on Jan. 8, when the 2014 Hall of Fame class is unveiled.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Chipper Jones doubts Greg Maddux will be unanimous Hall pick because of ‘some dumb (bleep)’

      Chipper Jones on ex-#Brave Maddux: “Some dumb (bleep) will probably leave him off the ballot because no one else has been a unanimous pick."— David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) January 7, 2014With more than 25 percent of the vote made public, and counted b…
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