Cy Young

Who's the greatest pitcher of all time?

Maddux dominant

Kevin Cowherd

Baltimore Sun

OK, are we including cheaters? Or, ahem, alleged cheaters? If so, it's hard not to go with Mr. Steroid Scandal himself, Roger Clemens, with his 354 career wins, 3.12 ERA and 7 Cy Young Awards.

But if we give him the heave-ho — let's do — my vote goes to Greg Maddux. Let the stat geeks howl about Cy Young's 511 wins or Walter Johnson's 417 — fans were still pulling up to the ballpark in buckboard carriages when those two pitched. But if you believe baseball is far more...