As Greg Maddux Stories Go, This Is A Hard On To Top

When Greg Maddux was elected to the Hall of Fame today (thanks in part to you!!) the news was less that he'd made it, but that someone hadn't voted for him. We're in the second wave now: Maddux stories. Like his arm, they're better than most. » 1/08/14 9:44pm 1/08/14 9:44pm

Greg Maddux Taught Me How To Watch Baseball

Having purchased a Hall of Fame ballot, which we filled out in accordance with the wishes of our readers, we're reviewing the merits—and relative lack of merits—of all 36 players on this year's ballot. All entries in the series can be found here. » 12/30/13 2:57pm 12/30/13 2:57pm

Hall Of Fame Expert Predicts Only One Player Will Make It This Year

Bill Deane is a former senior research associate at the Baseball Hall of Fame. For more than three decades, he's been predicting who'll make it into the HOF, who won't, and what their vote percentages will be. On borderline cases—those within 10 percent of the 75-percent cutoff—he's batting .806. So who does Deane… » 12/17/13 4:11pm 12/17/13 4:11pm

Greg Maddux Is Taking His 355 Wins And Going Home

Greg Maddux, 42, will be officially retiring from baseball at the winter meetings on Monday. Maddux, who finished last season coming out of the bullpen for the Dodgers, was essentially a mop-up man as LA lost to the Phillies in the NLDS. It's a shame, really, because those Flomax and Depends endorsements were right… » 12/06/08 1:15pm 12/06/08 1:15pm