Tom Glavine's Tour Of Cooperstown

((HT: MyFoxAtlanta))There are trips. There are assignments. And there are assignments that are trips...Tom Glavine is set to be inducted into the Baseball Hall Of Fame this year, but he got a behind-the-scenes tour to get ready for his time to be enshrined...FOSG Cody Chaffins was with him every step of the way...Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5 How cool was that...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Glavine Still Red Sox Fan, Initially ‘Disappointed’ Boston Didn’t Draft Him

BOSTON — Once a Boston Red Sox fan, always a Boston Red Sox fan. Just ask Tom Glavine. Glavine, who grew up in Billerica, Mass., carved out a successful Major League Baseball career with the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets. But while Glavine’s accomplishments were enough to earn him induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the southpaw still remains a bit curious....
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Glavine: Sounds like A-Rod is 'grasping at straws'

Hall of Famer Tom Glavine says Alex Rodriguez appears to be ''grasping at straws'' in his lawsuit against the Major League Baseball Players Association. Glavine was a longtime union leader and participated in negotiations during the 1994-95 strike. He says knowing the people in the union as he does, he finds it ''hard to believe'' that Rodriguez is...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Glavine Should Not be in the Hall of Fame

Many of you may, or may not agree with me, but I believe that while, Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux should be elected to the hall of fame of baseball, Tom Glavine should not. Do not get me wrong, he had a spectacular career, 300 wins is a great achievement. It is just that, when I think of a hall of fame player, I think dominance, as in, dominated the sport for a period during their...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering Hall of Famer Tom Glavine’s determination with the Mets

Tom Glavine is now a Hall of Famer.  Although he will always be known as that consistent ace pitcher for over a decade with the Atlanta Braves, his five year stint for the Mets was an integral part of his career.  While it was a no-brainer to see him enter Cooperstown on Wednesday, Mets fans seem to be torn at the way they view Glavine’s tenure with the Mets.  I guess it might...
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Chicks Dig the Long Ball’ commercial from 1999 stars Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine (video)

Great find by Big League Stew that serves as a stark and sobering reminder how the past can look much, much different given its context in history and how perceptions can completely change over time. It’s especially fitting given it stars Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, who were voted into the Hall of Fame on […]The post ‘Chicks Dig the Long Ball’ commercial from 1999 stars...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Glavine's wife captures his 'stoic' reaction to Hall of Fame induction

Don’t look so thrilled, Tom. Tom Glavine joined Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas in being elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday. But while Glavine’s Hall of Fame nod obviously was exciting news, the pitcher’s reaction painted a different picture. Glavine’s wife, Christine, captured the pitcher’s reaction to his Hall of Fame call. She then shared the photo...
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

BBWAA redeems itself by electing Maddux, Glavine and Thomas

For the first time since 1999, the Baseball Writers Association of America elected three new members to the National Baseball Hall of Fame: Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine are all getting plaques in Cooperstown in July. This is the first time since 2009 the Hall has elected a first timer, when Rickey Henderson got elected on his first ballot. 2014 is also the first year in which the writers...
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected by eligible writers of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Craig Biggio, who had 3,060 hits in 20 seasons, all with the Astros, fell two votes shy of induction. Maddux, who won 355 games, had his name appear on 97.2 percent of the ballots, falling short of the all-time mark...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chopcast: Glavine talks Hall of Fame candidacy, pitching

ATLANTA With the voting results of the 2013 Hall of Fame class in mind, Braves legend Tom Glavine has made it clear over the past few months that he is not 100 percent certain he will be a first-ballot player in Cooperstown. Due to a variety of arguments and counterarguments, the baseball writers kept many of the game's most recognizable stars -- from Craig Biggio to Barry...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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