John Smoltz

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John Smoltz, RHP

 

Career: 1988-2009, Braves, Red Sox, Cards
Fun fact: NL Cy Young winner in 1996


The only pitcher in history to have at least 200 wins (213) and 150 saves (154), Smoltz had 200 or more strikeouts in five seasons and finished his 21-year career with a 3.33 ERA.

Was an eight-time All-Star, and in his own words described how great a competitor he was: "I take the mound with the focus that we can't lose. I've had that feeling for a long time."

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