Completing a winding and unusual career, John Smoltz was chosen to Hall of Fame earlier Tuesday evening in his 1st year on the ballot. He got 82.9% of the vote. John will be joined with Cooperstown along with his mates Randy Johnson, Craig Biggio and Pedro Martinez.
He told that this was an honor he could not have expected when he began playing baseball and even today. John earned entry on the back of a twenty-one-year career where he was both a Cy Young-winning starter a as well as dominant reliever, all but one year of it in Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »