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Greg Maddux - Chronology

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1966 Born in San Angelo, Texas
1977 Moves to Las Vegas and plays in Ralph Medar's development camp
1983-84 Pitches on the Nevada All-State Team
1984 Drafted by the Chicago Cubs as a second round choice
1986 Promoted to Triple-A status, named to the Baseball America Triple-A All-Star Team
1990 Achieves his first 20 game season
1992 Becomes a free-agent and signs with the Atlanta Braves
1995 Becomes the first pitcher since Walter Johnson in 1918-19 to maintain an ERA below 1.80 for two consecutive seasons
1997 Signs a 5 year $57.5 million dollar contract to continue with the Braves
2002 Wins his 13th Golden Glove Award
2003 Asks for $16 million in arbitration with Atlanta Braves. Team offers 13.5 million
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