Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, & Frank Thomas Talk About Their Inductions Into The Hall Of Fame – VIDEO
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Frank Thomas, who were all on the ballot for the first time, were voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America on Wednesday.
All three spoke with MLB.com spoke about getting voted into Cooperstown.
Maddux, who pitched 23 seasons for the Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres, and Los Angeles Dodgers, won 355 games, while accumulating 3,371 strikeouts.
A 4-time Cy Young Award winner, 8-time All-Star, 18-time Gold Glove Award winner, and 4-time ERA Champion who has his #31 retired by both the Braves and Cubs, Maddux received 97.2% of the vote.
Glavine, who pitched 22 years for the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets, won 305 career games.
A 10-time All-Star, and 2-time Cy Young Award winner, Glavine, who has his #47 retired by the Braves, garnered 91.9% of the vote.
Thomas, who played with the Chicago White Sox, Oakland A’s, and Toronto Blue Jays, over a 19-year career, hit a career .301, with 2,468 hits, 521 home runs, and 1,704 RBI’s.
A 5-time All-Star, and two-time American League Most Valuable Player, Thomas, who has his #35 retired by the White Sox, received 83.7% of the vote from the BBWAA.