Greg Maddux Pranks Cubs’ Kris Bryant During Batting Practice

With a dumpy body and shaggy facial hair, Greg Maddux had a little fun with Chicago Cubs power-hitting superstar  Kris Bryant. The reigning NL MVP and World Series champion was at the University of Southern Nevada taking a little offseason batting practice. He got more than he bargained for. Instead of having one of the coaches lob watermelons at 70 mph, he had a member of the...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago

Watch: Kris Bryant got pranked by Greg Maddux, and it was great

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant did not suspect that a hippie-looking guy holding a boom stick was actually Hall of Famer Greg Maddux, but that’s who threw batting practice to the NL MVP during a hilarious prank set up by Red Bull.It all went down at the College of Southern Nevada where Bryant was under the impression that he would be doing an interview during batting practice...
Via The Sports Daily
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Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/17/17: Bench Players, Greg Maddux, and Bill Self

It’s Friday everyone! Good morning everyone and happy Friday! Some news has been trickling out of Mariners camp lately. In this piece, Bob Dutton suggests that the team might consider taking two of Shawn O’Malley, Taylor Motter, and Mike Freeman for Opening Day rather than one of Ben Gamel and Guillermo Heredia. The idea for the M’s is that by taking two utility infielders...
Via Lookout Landing
2 days ago

Chicago Cubs News: Maddux pranks Bryant; Arrieta’s future in Chicago

Chicago Cubs third baseman and reigning NL MVP was pranked by a familiar face–although he didn’t know it–in Greg Maddux. After pulling a stunt like this last year, the tables were turned on Bryant this year. You’re Chicago Cubs third baseman, Kris Bryant, simply minding your business and shooting a commercial for Red Bull. Next […] Chicago Cubs News: Maddux pranks Bryant...
Via Cubbies Crib
2 days ago

In the Loop: Greg Maddux pranks Kris Bryant

Greg Maddux pitched batting practice to Kris Bryant in disguise as a prank.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Greg Maddux: Great pitcher, disgusting locker room presence

Greg Maddux has an almost impeccable reputation amongst fans and media, but some of his former teammates might not share in the same effervescent praise. It turns out the Hall of Fame pitcher was a devious, if not outright disgusting, clubhouse prankster. Tom Glavine just told us Greg Maddux used to take shirts out of teammates lockers, wipe his rear end with them, & put back...
Via The Comeback
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Maddux asked for umpire’s advice on pitch and it worked

By Steve DelVecchio We all know respected Major League pitchers who have been around the game for years are more apt to get the benefit of the doubt with borderline calls. But what about umpires telling pitchers what pitch to throw? Maybe that’s just a Greg Maddux thing. In his book “Leo Mazzone’s Tales From the Braves Mound,” former Atlanta Braves pitching coach Leo Mazzone...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Maddux did gross shower prank on rookies

Greg Maddux: World class pitcher. Soon-to-be-enshrined player in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Legendary prankster. Shower urinator. The last two notable aspects of Maddux’s public persona go hand-in-hand — and hand in … never mind — as the pantheon of great Greg Maddux stories has received a rather unsanitary addition related to the pitcher’s propensity […] The post Greg...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Maddux once had an awesome Tony Gwynn quote

The baseball world was mourning the passing of one of its most beloved players on Monday, as San Diego Padres legend Tony Gwynn lost his battle with cancer at the age of 54. Gwynn, a Hall of Famer and 15-time All Star, is one of the greatest pure hitters to ever play the game. Greg […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

1985 scouting report on Greg Maddux totally whiffs

Greg Maddux is among the newest players on the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. The former Cubs’ and Braves’ ace will compete…
Via Busted Coverage
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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