|Real Name/Full Name:
|Tom Michael Glavine
|57 years old
|25 March 1966
|Concord, Massachusetts, United States
|Christine Glavine (m. 1998), Carri Ann Dobbins (m. 1992–1997)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Peyton Glavine, Amber Glavine, Jonathan Glavine, Mason Glavine, Kienan Patrick Glavine)
|Is Tom Glavine Gay?:
|Former professional baseball player.
|Net Worth in 2024:
Tom Glavine is a popular former professional baseball player from America. He played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets. He was the MVP of the 1995 World Series as the Braves beat the Cleveland Indians.
He held the record of the second-highest number of wins as a pitcher in the National League and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 2014.
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Early Life & Biography
Thomas Michael Glavine was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on March 25, 1966. He spent most of his childhood days in Billerica, Massachusetts. He completed his schooling from Billerica Memorial High School, where he was a letterman in ice hockey as well as baseball. Glavine was a four-year member of the National Honor Society.
In his senior year, Glavine was named the Merrimack Valley’s Most Valuable Player. He captained his team to win the Division I North Title and the Eastern Massachusetts Championship. He graduated from high school in 1984 with honors and was subsequently elected to the Billerica Memorial/Howe High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993.
Glavine has been married twice. He first married Carri Ann Dobbin in 1992. The couple lived together for five years before getting divorced in 1997. The following year, he married Christine Glavine with whom he has five children; Peyton Glavine, Amber Glavine, Jonathan Glavine, Mason Glavine, and Kienan Patrick Glavine.
Glavine currently lives happily with his family in Johns Creek, Georgia, where he coaches his son’s baseball and hockey teams.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 25 March 1966, Tom Glavine is 57 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 1.82 m tall, and his weight is 93 kg.
Tom Glavine started his professional career in 1984 when he was drafted by both the Los Angeles Kings in the NHL Entry Draft, and the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball organization in the 2nd round of the 1984 amateur baseball draft. He decided to play baseball and made his debut in 1987.
In the 1991 season, Glavine won 20 games and posted a 2.55 earned run average, which resulted in his first National League Cy Young Award. Later, he became the last major league pitcher to win 20 games in three straight years (1991–1993). He pitched in four World Series with the team (in 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1999).
In 2003, Glavine signed a four-year contract with the New York Mets. His performance in the first few seasons with the Mets was poor, but later his form started to rise. He became the first Mets left-hander in nearly 30 years to start at least thirty games in four consecutive seasons.
Glavine helped his team to win the National League Eastern Division and finished the 2006 season with a fine 15–7 record and a 3.82 ERA. In 2007, he returned to the Atlanta Braves signing a 1-year contract. During that time, he was placed on the disabled list (DL) for the first time in his 22-year career.
In 2008, Glavine appeared in his final game against the Chicago Cubs, where he gave up seven runs in only four innings. Later, he was out of the game due to a recurring shoulder injury, and in February 2010, he officially retired from the sport. After retirement, he took a job as a guest analyst on SportSouth and Fox Sports South.
Awards & Achievements
Tom Glavine has won several awards in his illustrious career. In 2014, he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He is the 23rd player in the history of the sport to win 300 career games.
Glavine is a 10-time All-Star, 2-time National League Cy Young Award winner, 5-time National League leader in wins, 4-time Silver Slugger winner, and the only pitcher to throw two shutouts at Coors Field. In 1995, he was awarded the World Series MVP Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Tom Glavine in 2024
As of February 2024, Tom Glavine has an estimated net worth of more than $90 million. He has made this huge fortune through his successful career as a former professional baseball player.
Glavine has played for teams Atlanta Braves and New York Mets in his Major League Baseball career and has helped them to win several championships and titles, including the 1995 World Series.
He works as a sports analyst for the Fox Sports South network after retirement and gets a handsome salary. During his playing career, he has earned a huge sum of money through brand endorsements, sponsorships, and media appearances.
Tom Glavine is considered one of the legendary baseball players to have ever played the sport. He started his career at a very young age and reached this huge success and fame through hard work, dedication, and passion. He is an inspiration to the upcoming young baseball players.