Facing Greg Maddux a real nightmare

It was like you had no chance against him once you stepped into the batter's box

Originally Published: January 8, 2014
By Doug Glanville | ESPN.com

When you imagine what is like to step into a major league batter's box facing a major league pitcher in your dreams, you don't think of Greg Maddux. Your ego imagines a 6-foot-7 towering beast who throws a 96-mph changeup. In his rocket-ordained arm is the representation of the true power of major league baseball.

The ego that resides in every major league hitter is what Maddux uses to grind up into a pile of rookie sawdust, and unfortunately for you, it does not end after your rookie year.

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