1984 Joe Maddon Is Exactly The Same As Joe Maddon In 2017


Have you ever wondered if Joe Maddon’s philosophy on managing a baseball team has changed?

In 1984, Maddon was the manager for the Peoria Chiefs, and believe it or not 33 years later he’s exactly the same. He’ll get mad and yell at umpires, but have you ever seen Maddon get angry at his players? Behind closed doors?┬áHell, even Lovie Smith and Fred Hoiberg have reportedly gone off in locker rooms. But Maddon?


Here’s a clip from 1984.

And this compares that to some audio taken from Maddon’s interview on Tuesday on 670 The Score.

Hasn’t changed at all and he’s been successful during his entire career doing it his way.