Tom Glavine

Tom Glavine
Birthdate 03/25/1966
Death Date
Debut Year 1987
Year of Induction 2014
Teams Braves, Mets
Position Pitcher

One of just six lefties to reach the 300-win plateau, Tom Glavine was a two-time Cy Young Award recipient and five-time 20-game winner.

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Glavine is universally considered one of the ten best lefties in baseball history

Glavine is universally considered one of the ten best lefties in baseball history

Tom Glavine is one of the greatest left-handed pitchers the game has ever known. The 5th southpaw to join the 300-win club, Glavine is a two-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series MVP. The five-time 20-game winner finished first, second, or third in Cy Young balloting six times. He won 14 or mo
The Braves won the World Series in 1995; Glavine was the Series MVP

The Braves won the World Series in 1995; Glavine was the Series MVP

Tom Glavine broke in with the Braves in 1987. Atlanta lost at least 90 games in each of his first four seasons. In 1991 everything changed. That season Glavine led the league in wins (20) and ERA+ (153). He pitched in the first of his 10 all star games and earned the Cy Young Award. His team went fr
Leo Mazzone says Glavine was,

Leo Mazzone says Glavine was, "his own pitching coach in the game"

Tommy Glavine came up to the Braves under the tutelage of legendary pitching coach Leo Mazzone. In this questionnaire, Mazzone praises the preparation and mindset of the pitcher. “He threw more often with less exertion, 60’6″ going down hill to a catcher,” Mazzone writes. “He taugh

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