Today in Sports History: September 27

By Brandon Zhu

On this day in 2008, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Greg Maddux, at the age of 42, notched his 355th win against the San Diego Giants. The legendary pitcher had a 23-season career, and was the first ever to win the Cy Young Award four consecutive years (1992-1995). Maddux is the only MLB pitcher to win at least 15 games for 17 straight seasons. He is also the only pitcher to achieve over 300 wins, more than 3,000 strikeouts, and fewer than 1,000 walks. His other accolades include 3x MLB wins leader, 8x All-Star, 1995 World Series champion, and a record 18x Gold Glove Award winner. In 2014, Maddux was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame as a first ballot candidate. 

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