Ten fun facts about Tom Glavine


Fact 1
A pitcher, Glavine played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets.

Fact 2
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.

Fact 3
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.


Fact 4
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.


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