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JOHN SMOLTZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Braves poised for quick return trip to Cooperstown with Smoltz, others

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- While soaking in an historic weekend for the Atlanta Braves organization, a collection of fans staged a impromptu demonstration behind the MLB Network set following the Hall of Fame induction speeches of Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine on Sunday afternoon. Staged on a Cooperstown lawn cluttered with chairs and tents and tomahawks, the set obscured the...
Via Fox Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Maddux zings John Smoltz in HOF induction speech

Greg Maddux used his Hall of Fame induction speech to get a zinger in on his former teammate John Smoltz.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Braves' Kimbrel passes John Smoltz with franchise record 155th save

ATLANTA -- Randy Putman's drive from the Wallace State Community College campus to Joe Davis Stadium, a Double-A ballpark in Huntsville, Ala., lasted little more than an hour back in 2005, a 65-mile venture through the northern part of the state. It was a mining expedition, a search for a hidden gem, the lifeblood of a JUCO baseball coach. Putman was scouring a college showcase...
Via Fox Sports South
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kimbrel ties Smoltz's franchise mark of 154 saves in Braves' win

Craig Kimbrel has only been in the big leagues for four calendar years, but he already owns a piece of Atlanta sports history. On Saturday, as part of Atlanta's never-dull victory over the Miami Marlins, Kimbrel earned his 154th career save for the Braves, tying John Smoltz's all-time franchise mark. Kimbrel has been an elite-level reliever for the Braves since breaking into...
Via Fox Sports South
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

John Smoltz’s freakin’ incredible backyard sports complex

Every guy dreams of having a baseball field or basketball court in his backyard.  Retired MLB pitcher John Smoltz has both of those – along with a golf course, football/soccer field, tennis court, volleyball court, fishing pond and a pool. His Milton, Georgia mansion is set on 22 acres of gorgeousness.  The former World Series and Cy Young winner, and surefire first ballot Hall...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss
FIELD OF DREAMS

John Smoltz's backyard is a sports complex

Retired MLB pitcher John Smoltz’s was featured on an episode of ‘Million Dollar Rooms’ recently for his insane outdoor sports complex at his house in Milton, Georgia. Smoltz, who played from 1988 to 2009, is enjoying the life of a retired World Series champion and Cy Young award winner in a very lavish home with a backyard that is every man’s dream. Smoltz’s backyard features...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A: John Smoltz on his 2nd career and the Hall of Fame

John Smoltz was a key member of the best starting staff in baseball when he pitched for most of his 21 seasons with the Atlanta Braves. He won 213 games, saved 154 and finished with 3,084 career strikeouts and was known for his ability to win big postseason games. He pitched for the Red Sox and Cardinals in 2009, retiring after that season. Smoltz, who won the 1996 Cy Young Award...
Via Fox Sports South
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

John Smoltz crashes a go-kart (Video)

I'll be honest, the odds that a video of former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz crashing a go-kart would exist were pretty low until the below clip came to life. Smoltz was filming a segment for CBS new sports show called "The Players Club" and tried his hand at go-kart racing. Then, Smoltz while attempting to make a turn crashed into the barrier of the...
Via Outside the Boxscore
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves to retire John Smoltz's number

The Atlanta Braves have announced this morning that on June 8th, they'll be retiring the #29 worn by starter John Smoltz, and inducting him into the team's Hall of Fame. Smoltz spent 20 seasons with the Bravse, with only his final season away from the team (which was split between the Red Sox and Cardinals in a largely disastrous run). Smoltz won the 1996 Cy Young award...
Via The Outside Corner
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss
GOLF COURSE INCLUDED

John Smoltz selling Georgia mansion

Via Guyism
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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