26. Garry Maddox
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: September 1, 1949 in Cincinnati, OH USA
  • Weight: 175 lbs.
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: April 25, 1972
  • Final Game: April 20, 1986
  • Gold Glove - 1975
  • Gold Glove - 1976
  • Gold Glove - 1977
  • Gold Glove - 1978
  • Gold Glove - 1979
  • Gold Glove - 1980
  • Gold Glove - 1981
  • Gold Glove - 1982
  • Roberto Clemente Award - 1986
 
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In the last half of the 1970’s Garry Maddox was the best defensive Centerfielder in the National League.  After being traded from the San Francisco Giants, Maddox would win the Gold Glove eight consecutive times while also twice leading the Majors in Defensive bWAR.  Maddox was not a bad player with the bat either as he collected 1,333 Hits with Philadelphia with a .284 Batting Average.  While he helped Philadelphia win the 1980 World Series his best year was in 1976 where he batted .330 and was fifth in National League MVP voting.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Outfield
  • Acquired: Traded from the San Francisco Giants for Willie Montanez 6/18/89.
  • Departed: Retired in 1986.
  • Games Played: 1328
  • Notable Statistics: 556 Runs Scored
    1,333 Hits
    249 Doubles
    42 Triples
    85 Home Runs
    566 RBI
    189 Stolen Bases
    .284/.320/.409 Slash Line
    28.9 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    World Series Champion (1980)

    Roberto Clemente Award

    Gold Glove (1975*, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 & 1982)

    Highest Defensive bWAR (1976 & 1979)

    Most Sacrifice Flies (1981)

    Most Total Zone Runs (1976 & 1979)

    Most Putouts by a Centerfielder (1976 & 1978)

    Most Assists by a Centerfielder (*1975 & 1976)

    Most Total Zone Runs by a Centerfielder (1976, 1978, 1979 & 1980)

    Highest Range Factor per Game by a Centerfielder (*1975, 1976, 1978 & 1979)

    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Centerfielder (1982)

    *Traded from the San Francisco Giants part way through the season
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