Wednesday, July 25, 2007

The Master Remembers Everything

On this day in 2005 Greg Maddux, then with the Chicago Cubs, became the 13th pitcher in major league history to record his 3,000th career strikeout, in a game against the San Francisco Giants. Maddux is renowned among his peers for his encyclopedic knowledge of hitters -- He remembers everything but like the magician who never reveals his trick, the master changeup artist (who's also a skilled poker player) often replies with a wry smile, "I don't remember."

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