As noted above, MLB Network will heavily feature Greg Maddux on Tuesday. The Hall of Famer has an impressive collection of standout performances, including a complete game in the World Series and his 300th career victory.
These seven Maddux stories nicely accompany the full day of praise he is sure to receive on Tuesday.
Unsurprisingly, a list of the top five third basemen in Braves history begins with Chipper Jones. A compelling case could be made for Eddie Mathews, but Mark Bowman gives Jones the edge, owing largely to his standing during the greatest era in the history of the organization.
Looking back on 2012 first-round pick Lucas Sims, who was once considered the top prospect in the Braves organization. Sims never materialized into a serviceable major league starter, but he did find a spot in the Reds bullpen in 2019. Could the Brookwood native etch himself into the Reds bullpen going forward?
The remainder of the organizations around baseball and their top five third basemen in team history.
Few pitchers had sustained success against Babe Ruth, but these nine achieved that feat.
Speaking of the Babe, what if he had been traded to Chicago rather than New York?