Blowout Cards Forums
super sox

Go Back   Blowout Cards Forums > BLOWOUTS HOBBY TALK > BASEBALL

BASEBALL Post your Baseball Cards Hobby Talk

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-08-2008, 04:51 AM   #26 (permalink)
derek55's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Posts: 422

Originally Posted by Cubfan86 View Post
I am just glad that Maddux has one more win than Clemens. I would have hated for it to be the other way around.
Knowing Roger, I wouldn't put it past him to try to pitch in 2010 just to get two more wins. Not that a team would want him or that he could even win two more games, but I could see him trying it.
derek55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2008, 06:25 AM   #27 (permalink)
signal_fifty's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: The Brass City
Posts: 1,013

Hats off to the Mad Dog....One of the best of my lifetime.
Buying single signed HOF baseballs
San Francisco Giants
signal_fifty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2008, 08:03 AM   #28 (permalink)
alexc's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Anderson SC
Posts: 453

I loved to watch Maddux pitch. The way he could make a hitter look bad or how quick he could pitch a game. I hated the day he left the Braves. I personally would like to see him go in as a Brave. Maddux, Glavine, and Smoltz shold all go in together.

The only knock on Maddux was his post season record. But his other problem was he always pitched against the best pitcher on the other teams. He should have 400 wins. There were so many games that he pitch as a Brave that they could not score any runs.
Looking for Falcons Clemson players.
alexc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2008, 03:45 PM   #29 (permalink)
pearljam_cubbies's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Kalamazoo
Posts: 1,372
Send a message via AIM to pearljam_cubbies

I loved watching Maddux pitch, one of my favorites of all time for sure.
Stuff I collect: Baseball Hof Autos and Cubs and Vikings Autos
Sets Im working on: 1999 UD Legends Epic Signatures Baseball
Every Original Harmon Killebrew Card Psa Graded
All Topps Heritage Cubs team sets
pearljam_cubbies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2008, 04:04 PM   #30 (permalink)
Bigblue's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: E. Bernstadt, Ky
Posts: 1,210

I really dislike Maddux....he had a 25 inch strike zone for about 8 years of his career

He acted like everyone should be a perfect little white boy and the Braves teammates all followed suite

He lost every big game playoff game he could AND!!!

Just kidding....I'm a Reds fan and the guy killed me. He made Reggie Sanders look like a blind man in the playoffs one year (well all the Reds except Larkin)

He could tell his infielders where he expected the batter to hit the ball

He could throw a pitch in the same location at different speeds and different movements in one at bat and sometimes just 3 pitches (strike one, two and three)

Have to say....I hated to see him pitch but I admired his talent

Smoltz is the same way...but I think Smoltz is even tougher

Collecting Brandon Phillips, Barry Larkin and Jesse Winker
Bigblue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2008, 11:55 AM   #31 (permalink)
Inactive Account
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 70

Definitely not a Braves or Cubs Fan, but considering no steroids, no whining, no complaining, not much of a bullpen, and so many other things, if Maddux goes into the Hall of Fame with anything less than 100% of the vote, those that don't vote for him should lose their voting privileges.
steel58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2008, 12:54 PM   #32 (permalink)
jbellis74's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Lake Worth Fla Hearts still in NYC
Posts: 5,422
Send a message via AIM to jbellis74

Now Tom Glavine should hang em up.....but I still think Smoltz has something left in him just dont think it will be on the Braves
On any given Sunday you're gonna win or you're gonna lose. The point is - can you win or lose like a man?
jbellis74 is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:45 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Copyright 2013, Blowout Cards Inc.