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Subject:  Smoltz #29 To Be Retired Date:  4/16/2012  9:57 AM
Author:  Fuskie Number:  633 of 761

It was only a matter of time before John Smoltz took his rightful place in the Braves Hall of Fame, and his No. 29 on the left field façade at Turner Field, alongside those of Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine. That time will be June 8.

The club announced Monday that Smoltz’s would become only the ninth Braves jersey number retired, and it will go up in a ceremony before the Braves play the Toronto Blue Jays in a series opener on Friday, June 8. Smoltz will also be honored at a Hall of Fame luncheon that afternoon.

Who notes the Braves Hall of Fame induction will be early this season but much deserved...
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