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(ESPN)   Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine make their debuts on the Hall of Fame ballot. Chicks dig the the 300-game winners   ( divider line 5
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574 clicks; posted to Sports » on 26 Nov 2013 at 6:50 PM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-11-26 07:16:02 PM  
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FriarReb98: Personally, and I've said this before, so if you remember, bear with me for the noobs, there should be levels of the HOF.

Bill Simmons?
2013-11-26 06:00:10 PM  
2 votes:
Glavine especially deserves it. Imagine getting your 300th win with the Mets
2013-11-27 05:36:38 AM  
1 votes:

topgun4291: When WSB had the broadcast rights to Braves games, they would occasionally do a Power Lunch with a Q&A with some of the players. One told a story about a prank that Maddux pulled.

During the game, Marcus Giles was running from 1st to 2nd and collided with a fielder (I don't remember who) and got knocked out. Giles was on the bench and a few innings later starts to come to and looks at Maddux and says "Why did Bobby pull me out of the game?"
Maddux: You don't remember?
Giles: Remember what?
Maddux: You peed your pants, Bobby had to pull you.
Giles: I DID WHAT?!?!?!

Maddux was apparently notorious prankster, which is a little surprising. My all time favorite story was when he walked up to Andre Dawson (and 3 other guys) in '87 who were sitting in the hot tub. He says something to the effect of "Have you ever seen 3 black guys running from one white guy?" Before Dawson had time to react, he drops his pants and starts taking a leak in the hot tub.
2013-11-26 11:54:20 PM  
1 votes:
Maddux once pitched a complete game and threw under 80 pitches in it.

Welcome to the Hall of Fame, bud.
2013-11-26 08:26:52 PM  
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mikemoto: Glavine especially deserves it. Imagine getting your 300th win with the Mets

Glavine won 300 games throwing stuff I'm almost certain I could hit. 82 MPH, outside corner. And he made professionals look confused.

Maddux at least had the decency to carve you up so bad that you'd look like a leftover turkey.
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