• Former Braves Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux elected to Baseball Hall of Fame


    ATLANTA - Former Atlanta Braves pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame Wednesday.

    The announcement came at 2 p.m. from Cooperstown, New York. Former Chicago White Sox's Frank Thomas was also elected.

    Glavine, a 10-time All-Star and a two-time Cy Young winner, was 305-203 over 22 seasons. At the induction ceremony in Cooperstown on July 27, Maddux and Glavine figure to join their former manager Bobby Cox, elected last month by the expansion-era committee along with Joe Torre and Tony La Russa.

    Maddux won four consecutive Cy Young Awards from 1992-95 and a record 18 Gold Gloves with the Chicago Cubs, Atlanta, the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego. He had a 355-227 record and a 3.16 ERA over 23 seasons. An eight-time All-Star, he won at least 13 games in 20 straight seasons.

    The trio will be inducted in Cooperstown on July 27 along with managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa, elected last month by the expansion-era committee.

    The total number of former Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves players, managers and executives elected to the Hall of Fame now stands at 50.

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