Greg Maddux

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux Full Name: Greg Maddux


Profession: MLB Pitching Legend
Why Famous: Best known for playing for the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves. The first pitcher in MLB history to win the Cy Young Award for four consecutive years, during which he had a 75–29 record with a 1.98 ERA.

He is the only pitcher in MLB history to win at least 15 games for 17 straight seasons, and he holds the record for most Gold Gloves with eighteen.

Born: April 14, 1966 (52 years old)
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Angelo, Texas, USA

Married Life

  • 1989-01-07 MLB player Greg Maddux (22) weds Kathy Ronnow

Historical Events in the Life of Greg Maddux

  • 1986-09-29 Cubs Greg Maddux defeats Phillies Mike Maddux (1st rookie brothers)
  • 1995-09-16 Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victory
  • 1997-07-22 Greg Maddux throws a complete game with just 76 pitches
  • 1997-08-10 Atlanta Braves sign Greg Maddux to record 5 year, $575 Million deal
  • 2000-06-14 Greg Maddux makes his 387th putout, breaking Jack Morris' career record
  • 2004-02-18 Greg Maddux signs with the Chicago Cubs, the team he began his career with
  • 2006-08-30 Greg Maddux wins his 330th career game
  • 2006-12-05 Greg Maddux signs a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres worth $10 million
  • 2008-09-19 Greg Maddux pitches his 5,000th career inning against the San Francisco Giants
  • 2008-09-27 Greg Maddux wins his final start of his career (#355)
  • 2014-10-31 Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY

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