For Glavine, winning 300th game was a family affair
CHICAGO -- On a sports weekend highlighted by the most criticized, asterisk-plagued home run in baseball history, a blast that left baseball's commissioner motionless and its ever-growing fan base unsure if it should clap or cry, leave it to a pitcher who has never intimidated a stop watch, no less a radar gun, to give us a moment we should have no qualms about standing up and cheering for.
"Chicks dig the long ball," is what Tom Glavine and then-Atlanta teammate Greg Maddux insisted eight ...
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AUG. 5, 2007: TOM GLAVINE WINS NO. 300
Left-hander Tom Glavine became the 23rd pitcher in Major League Baseball history to win 300 games in the Mets' 8-3 victory over the Cubs.
• Glavine pitches 6 1/3 innings for No. 300
• Wayne Drehs: Fans embrace Glavine's feat
• Rob Neyer: There's no stopping Glavine now
• Tim Kurkjian: Long wait before next 300 winner
• Highlights of Glavine's 300th win
• Glavine's night to remember at Wrigley
• BBTN: Glavine may be last to 300 wins
• Vote: Is Glavine a Hall of Fame lock?