A report on Greg Maddux

Maddux in 2009
Maddux pitching for the Braves in 1994
Maddux pitching for the Cubs in 2006
Maddux pitching for the Padres
Maddux in the dugout in 2008

American former professional baseball pitcher who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams.

- Greg Maddux
Maddux in 2009

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Vizquel with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2012

Omar Vizquel

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Venezuelan former professional baseball shortstop.

Venezuelan former professional baseball shortstop.

Vizquel with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2012
Vizquel with the San Francisco Giants in 2008.
Vizquel as first-base coach of the Detroit Tigers in 2017
Vizquel during his tenure with the Indians in 1996.

Vizquel was Greg Maddux's 3000th strikeout victim on July 26, 2005.

Bagwell in 2009

Jeff Bagwell

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American former professional baseball first baseman and coach who spent his entire 15-year Major League Baseball (MLB) playing career with the Houston Astros.

American former professional baseball first baseman and coach who spent his entire 15-year Major League Baseball (MLB) playing career with the Houston Astros.

Bagwell in 2009
Bagwell at bat for the Astros
Bagwell posing with a group of fans
Bagwell (left) and Biggio (right)

In the All-Star Game, Bagwell entered as a pinch hitter for starting pitcher Greg Maddux, singling off David Cone, and wound up collecting two hits in four at bats.

Hendry in 2006

Jim Hendry

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American baseball coach and executive.

American baseball coach and executive.

Hendry in 2006

After failing to close out the 2003 NLCS against the Florida Marlins, Hendry made several acquisitions, picking up first baseman Derrek Lee for Hee-seop Choi in a trade with the Marlins, acquiring catcher Michael Barrett in a three-way trade with the Oakland Athletics, giving up Damian Miller in the process and Montreal Expos, signing free agents LaTroy Hawkins, Todd Walker and Greg Maddux.

San Angelo, Texas

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City in and the county seat of Tom Green County, Texas, United States.

City in and the county seat of Tom Green County, Texas, United States.

Cactus Hotel building
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
Pedestrian bridge at a park running along the Concho River
Fountains on the Concho River
Main entrance at Angelo State University
Texan Hall on Angelo State University Campus
San Angelo Regional Airport

Greg Maddux (born 1966), four-time Cy Young Award-winning baseball pitcher and Hall of Fame inductee, was born in San Angelo

The grip used for a two-seam fastball

Two-seam fastball

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Pitch in baseball and softball.

Pitch in baseball and softball.

The grip used for a two-seam fastball

Pitchers such as Greg Maddux, Bob Stanley, Brandon McCarthy, David Price, Eddie Guardado and Marcus Stroman are notable for having success at the major-league levels with two-seam fastballs in the mid 80s to lower 90s.

Larry Himes

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American former general manager (GM) for two Major League Baseball (MLB) teams: the Chicago White Sox (1986–1990); and the Chicago Cubs (1991–1994).

American former general manager (GM) for two Major League Baseball (MLB) teams: the Chicago White Sox (1986–1990); and the Chicago Cubs (1991–1994).

While Himes' tenure with the Cubs will most likely be fondly remembered for the acquisition of Sosa, it will also be remembered conversely for the departure of pitcher Greg Maddux following the 1992 season, a season in which Maddux won 20 games and his first of four consecutive National League Cy Young Awards.

Ground ball pitcher

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Type of pitcher that has a tendency to induce ground balls from opposing batters.

Type of pitcher that has a tendency to induce ground balls from opposing batters.

Several ground ball pitchers such as Tim Hudson, Greg Maddux, Derek Lowe, Chien-Ming Wang, Brandon Webb, and Jake Westbrook rely heavily on their sinker pitches and may often be considered sinkerballers.

Mazzone with the Baltimore Orioles in 2007

Leo Mazzone

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Former pitcher in minor league baseball and pitching coach in Major League Baseball.

Former pitcher in minor league baseball and pitching coach in Major League Baseball.

Mazzone with the Baltimore Orioles in 2007

Greg Maddux also enjoyed his best seasons under Mazzone.

Greg Maddux pitched an all-time 13 Madduxes in his 22 year career and became the eponymously name of the pitching stat

Maddux (statistic)

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When a pitcher throws a shutout of nine or more innings with fewer than 100 pitches.

When a pitcher throws a shutout of nine or more innings with fewer than 100 pitches.

Greg Maddux pitched an all-time 13 Madduxes in his 22 year career and became the eponymously name of the pitching stat

Writer Jason Lukehart invented the statistic in 2012 and named it after his favorite baseball player, Greg Maddux.

Who's Feeling Young Now?

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Third album by Punch Brothers, released February 14, 2012.

Third album by Punch Brothers, released February 14, 2012.

"Movement and Location", a song written by Chris Thile, a long time baseball fan of the Chicago Cubs, was inspired by former Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux's obsession over the movement and location of his pitches.