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Tom Glavine Biography
Braves legend, Tom Glavine was born March 25, 1966 and is aretired American Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher.
With 164 victories during the 1990s, Glavine was the secondwinningest pitcher in the National League, second only to teammate GregMaddux's 176. He was a five-time 20-game winner and two-time Cy Young Awardwinner, and one of only 24 pitchers (and just 6 left-handers) in major leaguehistory to earn 300 career wins.
Atlanta, long thought of as a perennial cellar dweller, was lifted in the 1990sinto one of the most successful franchises in the game on the strength of itsstellar pitching staff and solid hitting. After the Braves acquired Greg Madduxfrom the Chicago Cubs in 1993, Glavine, Maddux, and Smoltz formed one of thebest pitching rotations in baseball history. Among them, they won seven CyYoung Awards during the period of 1991 to 1998. Glavine won his second Cy YoungAward in 1998, going 206 with a 2.47 ERA. Years later, after Glavine joinedthe Mets and Maddux played for the San Diego Padres, the three (along withSmoltz who still pitched for Atlanta) all recorded wins on the same day, June27, 2007.
The Braves defeated the Cleveland Indians in 6 games in the1995 World Series, and Glavine was named the Series MVP. He won two gamesduring that series: Game 2 and Game 6. In Game 6, he pitched eight innings ofone-hit shutout baseball; in fact, the only run in that game was a solo6th-inning home run by David Justice of the Braves.
In addition to the championship won with the Braves in 1995,he also went to four other World Series with the team (in 1991, 1992, 1996 and1999).
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Hall of Famer Tom Glavine Named Keynote Speaker at the Bradley Sunrise Rotary Club’s Fundraising Gala
Posted on 2 November 2014 | 11:09 pm
Recently inducted Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine has been named the keynote speaker at the Bradley Sunrise Rotary Club’s annual fundraising gala scheduled for June 6, 2015. The event will serve to raise funds for local charitable organizations and will include dinner and an auction to go along with Glavine’s speech. “Tom Glavine is Read More
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