Steve Hummer: Infamous 'Eric Gregg Game' remains a stain in Braves' playoff lore

It has been 23 years since the last — and only other — time the Braves and Marlins met in a playoff series. And to this day still, geometrists and civil engineers are trying to fathom the dimensions of Eric Gregg’s strike zone.Oct. 12, 1997, is a date that lives in oath-spitting infamy for Braves fans. Then, during a pivotal NLCS Game 5, the Miami, nee Florida, Marlins beat the Braves and Greg Maddux 2-1 behind a record 15 strikeouts by the crafty Livan Hernandez. A few of those strikeouts may even have been legitimate.For from behind the plate that evening in Miami, Gregg, a wide man who had …

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