Born on March 25, 1966 Tom Glavine is an American retired professional baseball player who used to play in Major League Baseball for “Atlanta Braves” and “New York Mets”. He held the position of left handed pitcher. He gathered much fame and recognition through his career. Besides, he also made hefty fortune too. Today, he’s estimated to have a total net worth of $ 80 million and that alone speaks volume about his accomplishments. Sports enthusiast Tom was born at Concord, Massachusetts to Fred and Mildred. He graduated from Billerica Memorial High School where he used to play both hockey and baseball for college team. Pretty easily, he set many records there even. He became a four-time league All-Star and All-Conference Honoree in baseball and was named to All-Star and All-Conference teams three times in Hockey. By the time graduation ended, he’d already become such an enormous figure and that same year he was drafted by both Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Kings for NHL. He decided to take on his career further playing baseball rather and made his Major League debut on August 17, 1987.
Starting years, he couldn’t do much for his team. However, he kept honing on his determination. Despite carrying such tremendous amount of proficiency as a player, he hadn’t been able to deliver. Although saddening, he never let that go through his head. However, since 1991, his fortune started altering for good. Not only he began creating records, but also he led his team to numerous victories and for the next several years, he amassed a lengthy and successful reign with Atlanta Braves. He became one of the outstanding players ever. During his tenure at Braves, he got honored with several prestigious accolades including two Cy Young Awards, five seasons of 20 or more wins and four silver slugger awards. Year 2003, he made his exit from the team to play for “New York Mets” by signing a four-year contract deal at $ 42.5 million. However, unfortunate as it may seem, Tom just failed to create the same magic coming to the Mets. After playing for only five seasons, he got abandoned from the team. In November 2007, he came back to the place where he originally belonged. He signed a one year deal with Atlanta Braves and made his re-entry. On February 11, 2010 he announced his retirement to the world and on that same day, he got hired by the Braves to be the special assistant to team president John Schuerholz.
Speaking of his personal life biography, he is married to Christine St. Onge since 1998. Even today after years of marriage, Tom and his wife carries the same love and chemistry they did before. Over the years they’ve built such strong ties that it now appears to be unbreakable. Since, they’re carrying on to such wonderful family time; it’s little no likely for the pair to divorce one another. Together, they’ve produced two beautiful kids namely Peyton and Mason. Besides, they also parent an adopted son, Kienan Patrick. However, it’s not his only marriage. As a matter of fact, he was formerly married to Carri Ann Dobbins since 1992. Sadly, his nuptial with her could last for a lifetime and they parted their ways on 1997. From their marriage, they have a daughter named Amber.
Details about the sports star can be fetched from wiki and other personal sites relating to him. His fans and admirers can get to know him better by becoming his follower at various social networking sites like Face Book, twitter, blogs and so on. Some interesting fun information about Tom, he’s already become 47 years of age but because of his athletic background, he appears just as fit and sound. He gave glorious years of his life playing just baseball. Such passionate Tom completed 20 years playing on the pitch before he retired. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014. His original name is Thomas Michael Glavine and that he currently resides at Alpharetta, Ga.
- March 25, 1966
- Baseball player
- 6' 0" (1.82 m)
- Concord, Massachusetts, United States
- 80 million USD
- Christine Glavine
- Tom" Glavine
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