by Matt Christopher
Four consecutive Cy Young Awards. The lowest earned run average in the National League three years in a row. Three-time league leader for number of games won. Without a doubt, Greg Maddux is the best pitcher in baseball today. He may not throw ninety-five-mile-an-hour fastballs, but he can hurl every pitch in the book with complete accuracy and confuse most batters into swinging where the ball isn’t. Yet unlike so many superstar sports figures, Greg Maddux keeps a low profile, preferring to let his performance on the mound speak for itself.