January 8, 2014

Via AFP:

Former Atlanta Braves star pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and retired superstar slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in voting announced on Wednesday.

With 75 percent support from 571 votes cast by a media panel needed to ensure enshrinement, Maddux received 97.2 percent while Glavine had 91.9 percent backing and Thomas was supported by 83.7 percent.

Craig Biggio, who had 3,060 hits in 20 years with the Houston Astros, received 74.8 percent support, missing the 429 votes he needed by only two votes, matching the smallest margin to miss out on the honor i...

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