‘Chris & Tell’ episode 5: Greg Maddux
Hosted by Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Chris Myers, episode five of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois features an interview with MLB Hall of Famer, Greg Maddux. To watch the full interview, click here.
Maddux pitched 23 major league seasons, including 10 seasons with the Cubs from 1986-92 and 2004-06. Nicknamed “The Professor,” Maddux was a four-time N.L. Cy Young Award winner, 18-time Gold Glove Award winner and eight-time N.L. All-Star.
During the wide-ranging discussion, Myers and Maddux discuss:
- The state of today’s game, including the rise in home runs and strikeouts
- Memories of playing at Wrigley Field and the first night game in 1988
- Favorite and least favorite hitters to go up against
- His life post career and whether he has any regrets about his career
- And much more…
About Chris & Tell: A monthly half-hour interview show hosted by Chris Myers, featuring in-depth interviews with sports stars, celebrities and legends who share stories about their past and grant an inside look at their present.
Debuting in January of 2021, previous guests include Ron Rivera, Jim McMahon, Doc Rivers and Joakim Noah.
About Chris Myers: Myers is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster with more than 30 years of broadcasting experience at the highest levels of sport. He is the host of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, airing on Marquee Sports Network, a half-hour interview show featuring in-depth conversations with sports stars and celebrities. Chris will also serve as play-by-play announcer for a select number of games this season, and contribute to additional studio programming. Since joining Fox Sports in 1998, he has covered the World Series and Super Bowl, and is a regular play-by-play commentator on Fox NFL Sundays. He also contributes to NASCAR on Fox coverage, hosting weekly live coverage from the track.
Prior to joining Fox in 1998, he worked for 11 years at ESPN, serving as an anchor on SportsCenter and the host of the sports interview show Up Close. Myers majored in radio and television at Florida International University and Miami Dade Community College.