By Alex Harvey

Control, command, and wit; all keys to Greg Maddux’s success. His talent is indisputable. The accomplishments speak for themselves. However, when the stadium lights shut off and the fans have gone home, Maddux does not hide from his role as an influential leader in the community. This commitment to excellence, both on the diamond and off, is what makes Greg Maddux my favorite player.

Gregory Alan Maddux was born in central Texas on the 16th of April, 1966. Most of his early childhood years however, were spent in Madrid, where his father, a member of the United States Air More >