Ten fun facts about Tom Glavine
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A pitcher, Glavine played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets.
With 164 victories during the 1990s, Glavine held the second highest amounts of wins as a pitcher in the National League, second only to teammate Greg Maddux's 176.
Glavine is known for a calm, unemotional personality, even during rough outings. This is a marked contrast to longtime teammates Greg Maddux and John Smoltz, both emotional competitors.
Glavine is currently coaching his son's minor hockey team in Atlanta. Also on the team is the son of Nik Antropov, who plays for the Winnipeg Jets.Fact 5
Starting in 2011, Glavine became a color commentator for Atlanta Braves baseball games. Tom Glavine lives in Johns Creek, GA and coaches his sons' baseball and hockey teams.Fact 6
He was a five-time 20-game winner and two-time Cy Young Award winner, and one of only 24 pitchers (and just 6 left-handers) in major league history to earn 300 career wins.Fact 7
It is speculated that he will be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame when he is eligible in 2014.Fact 8
Tom Glavine is a Roman Catholic and has done a recorded piece for Catholic Athletes for Christ.Fact 9
In hockey, as a senior, he was named the Merrimack Valley's Most Valuable Player.Fact 10
In baseball, he led his team to the Division I North Title and the Eastern Massachusetts Championship as a senior. Go to more people facts ❯
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