Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest
By Anthony Andro  |  Last updated 1/23/14
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Greg Maddux, whose Hall of Fame career was highlighted by pitching success with both the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs, will go into the HOF this summer without a team logo on his cap. Maddux, who is a special assistant to Rangers general manager Jon Daniels, talked about the decision after the HOF made its announcement Thursday. The Hall of Fame makes the decision. "I feel good about it," Maddux said. "I spent half my career in Chicago and half my career in Atlanta. I came up a Cub and played there for six years and went back for three more. I was in Atlanta for 11 years so it comes out to about the same amount of time in both cities. I love both places." Maddux recorded 194 of his 355 career wins with Atlanta and 133 with Chicago. He won the first of his four consecutive Cy Young Awards with Chicago in 1992 and then signed with Atlanta and won the award there the next three years. Maddux's only World Series ring also came with the Braves. Maddux isn't alone in not having a team on his cap. Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers also doesn't have a logo on his HOF plaque. Manager Tony LaRussa, who will go into the HOF with Maddux this summer, is also going in without a logo. "For me I couldn't pick," said Maddux. "I really couldn't. Both places mean so much to me personally, my family. I'm going to go in as neutral I guess."
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