At the inaugural Chop Fest, which was hosted in Atlanta Jan. 26-28, Atlanta Braves players were on hand to sign autographs and there was plenty of memorabilia available to purchase.
Former major league pitcher Brad Lidge is on quest to complete baseball sets that many in the industry consider to be classics.
When working on ‘When the Braves Ruled the Diamond,’ Topps cards were added to liven up the illustrations, along with some great Ronnie Joyner illustrations.
Cooperstown hosted a Top 5 crowd in its history for the induction of John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio, and the action was just as hot in the village, where 49 living Hall of Fame members were present for signings.
John Smoltz was dominant on the mound as both a starter and a closer. Off the field, he wouldn’t play for any team that wouldn’t let him golf, and he likes to joke around, even with his Hall of Fame teammates.
Before reaching the major leagues with the Braves, John Smoltz
pitched in Glens Falls, N.Y., just part of the city’s minor league lore. Here is a look back from the former owners and staff of the Glens Falls Tigers.
For the second consecutive year, three first-ballot candidates were added to Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Craig Biggio joins John Smoltz, Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson for baseball’s most coveted honor.
Back-to-back years with multiple first-time inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame hasn’t happened very often but will likely take place in 2015. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz among the frontrunners.
From two-sport dreams to a Hall of Fame career, Tom Glavine cherishes the memories and mementoes he earned along the way.
Former hockey player Tom Glavine scores baseball’s ultimate goal with induction into the Hall of Fame. He dishes on his professional sports choice, the wisdom of Greg Maddux and John Smoltz and his time with the N.Y. Mets.