A report on Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine

Maddux in 2009
Glavine playing for the New York Mets in 2005
Maddux pitching for the Braves in 1994
Glavine delivers a pitch in spring training, 1998
Maddux pitching for the Cubs in 2006
Glavine being introduced at Turner Field in his first game back with the Braves in 2008
Glavine with the Atlanta Braves in 1993.
Maddux pitching for the Padres
Glavine signs autographs for fans in 2014
Maddux in the dugout in 2008

With 164 victories during the 1990s, Glavine earned the second-highest number of wins as a pitcher in the National League, second only to teammate Greg Maddux's 176.

- Tom Glavine

The Braves took their rotation of Maddux, 22-game winner Tom Glavine, 18-game winner Steve Avery, and 15-game winner John Smoltz to the postseason.

- Greg Maddux
Maddux in 2009

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Atlanta Braves

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American professional baseball team based in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

American professional baseball team based in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

King Kelly cigarette card (Goodwin & Company, 1888)
Boston Beaneaters team photo, 1890
Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn
Milwaukee Braves cap logo
Hank Aaron
The fence over which Hank Aaron hit his 715th career home run still exists outside of Center Parc Stadium.
Media magnate Ted Turner purchased the team in 1976, and played a large role in the team's operation.
The 1995 World Series Commissioner's Trophy on display in the Ivan Allen Jr. Braves Museum and Hall of Fame at Turner Field
Brian McCann bats for Atlanta in July 2007
Braves manager Bobby Cox retired in 2010 after 25 years of management
Braves closer Craig Kimbrel pitching in 2011
Chipper Jones salutes the crowd at Turner Field prior to his final regular-season game on September 30, 2012. Jones announced he would retire after 19 seasons with the Braves
Jason Heyward runs the bases in 2014
SunTrust Park (now Truist Park) prior to its first regular-season game
The Atlanta Braves encouraged fans to gesture with the "Tomahawk Chop", distributing foam tomahawks at games and other events.
Braves Hall of Fame wall at Truist Park
P Greg Maddux, Hall of Famer
2× MVP Dale Murphy, outfielder
3B Eddie Mathews, Hall of Famer
Chipper Jones
Phil Niekro

Most notably, this rotation consisted of pitchers Greg Maddux, John Smoltz, and Tom Glavine.

1995 World Series

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The championship series of Major League Baseball's 1995 season.

The championship series of Major League Baseball's 1995 season.

The Series was also remarkable in that five of the six games were won by one run, including the clinching sixth game, a 1–0 combined one-hitter by Tom Glavine and Mark Wohlers.

The team relied on clutch hitting and its powerful pitching rotation, which was made up of perennial Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, and Steve Avery.

Smoltz in 2016

John Smoltz

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American former baseball pitcher who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1988 to 2009, all but the last year with the Atlanta Braves.

American former baseball pitcher who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1988 to 2009, all but the last year with the Atlanta Braves.

Smoltz in 2016
Smoltz in 2007
Smoltz in 2007
Smoltz with the Boston Red Sox
Smoltz with the Cardinals on September 3, 2009
Fans at Turner Field stand and applaud after Smoltz's 3000th career strikeout on April 22, 2008.

An eight-time All-Star, Smoltz was part of a celebrated trio of starting pitchers, along with Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, who propelled Atlanta to perennial pennant contention in the 1990s, highlighted by a championship in the 1995 World Series.

Steve Avery (baseball)

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American left-handed former pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB).

American left-handed former pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB).

The pitching staff of Avery, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, and Pete Smith were dubbed Atlanta's "Young Guns".

In Game Four of the 1995 World Series, he was the surprise starter over ace Greg Maddux, and he was also the winner, 5–2, pitching six innings and giving up one run.

Cy Young is the all-time leader in wins.

300 win club

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Group of pitchers who have won 300 or more games.

Group of pitchers who have won 300 or more games.

Cy Young is the all-time leader in wins.
Kid Nichols was the youngest pitcher to win 300 games, achieving the feat at age 30.
Randy Johnson is the most recent member of the 300-win club.

Since 1990, only four pitchers have joined the 300-win club: Roger Clemens, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Johnson.