Yearbook, Oct. 28: Atlanta aces the Series

October, 28, 2012
Oct. 28, 1995: Greg Maddux. Tom Glavine. John Smoltz.

That group of Atlanta Braves starting pitchers dominated regular seasons in the 1990s, and, on this day 17 years ago, those hurlers sealed their lone World Series title on their third trip -- with a 1-0 win, naturally, started by eventual series MVP Glavine, which sealed a 4-2 takedown of the Cleveland Indians.

John SmoltzJed Jacobsohn/Getty Images
Greg Maddux in the 1995 World Series with the Atlanta BravesJamie Squire/Getty ImagesMaddux.
Tom Glavine in the 1995 World SeriesRick Stewart/Getty ImagesGlavine.
Chipper Jones and Javy Lopez with the Atlanta Braves in the 1995 World SeriesRonald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty ImagesChipper Jones, left, Javy Lopez and Mark Wohlers.
Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).



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