"The San Diego Padres would like to congratulate Greg Maddux on his well-deserved election into the National Baseball Hall of Fame today. The Padres are fortunate to have had Greg play parts of the final two seasons of his amazing 23-year career in San Diego."
"It was an honor and privilege to have Greg as a Padre in my first year as a manager in 2007," said Padres manager Bud Black. "Greg has one of the most astute baseball minds I've ever been around. This is a much-deserved honor for someone who is definitely a first-ballot Hall of Famer."