Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine reveal 'Chicks Dig the Long Ball' was their idea
Maddux and Glavine talk 'Chicks Dig the Long Ball'
Do you remember this commercial starring recently-inducted Hall of Famers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine?
It turns out that ad was a bit more challenging to create than we had initially suspected.
In an interview with Peter Gammons on Tuesday, Glavine talked about the sheer amount of filming required for the now-iconic TV spot, and how all of the requested takes led him to doubt its ultimate success:
The end product wound up being pretty brilliant -- especially after Maddux had a chat with the director:
The director then asked what Maddux and Glavine would actually say, and what they suggested was definitely a lot better:
And when he finally saw the completed ad, Maddux's reaction was a lot like all of ours: