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John Smoltz has No. 29 retired

Updated: June 8, 2012, 9:20 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- John Smoltz exhaled heavily and shook his head minutes after his No. 29 was retired by the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

"I'm glad that's over," Smoltz said. "That's a doubleheader I just pitched."

Smoltz said he wasn't prepared for the emotions he felt when the Braves made his number the ninth to be retired by the franchise.

"Honestly, I thought I was going to lose it when I started talking about playing for the jersey," Smoltz said. "That's something I ...

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