John Smoltz

Professional Baseball Player and Christian Motivational Speaker

John Smoltz is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher and active sportscaster. He is best known for his prolific career of more than two decades with the Atlanta Braves, in which he garnered eight All-Star selections and received the Cy Young Award in 1996.

Though predominantly known as a starting pitcher, Smoltz was converted to a reliever in 2001, following his recovery from Tommy John surgery, and spent four years as the team's closer before returning to a starting role. In 2002 he became only the second pitcher in history to have had both a twenty-win season and a fifty-save season (the other being Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley). He is the only pitcher in major league history to top both 200 wins and 150 saves. He became the 16th member of the 3,000 strikeout club on April 22, 2008 when he fanned Felipe Lopez of the Washington Nationals in the third inning in Atlanta.

He is currently the Chairman of Kings Ridge Christian School in Atlanta and is a scratch golfer (Tiger Woods has said Smoltz is the best golfer outside the PGA tour). He lives in Atlanta with his family.

John Smoltz and his wife Dyan have four children: John Jr., Rachel, Carly, and Kelly. The Smoltz family currently lives in Duluth, Georgia.

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    Attitude, Christian Speakers, Coaching / Mentoring, Sports, Strategic Alliance, Teambuilding

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    Missouri

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John Smoltz

John Smoltz is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher and active sportscaster. He is best known for his prolific career of more than two decades with the Atlanta Braves, in which he garnered eight All-Star selections and received the Cy Young Award in 1996.

Though predominantly known as a starting pitcher, Smoltz was converted to a reliever in 2001, following his recovery from Tommy John surgery, and spent four years as the team's closer before returning to a starting role. In 2002 he became only the second pitcher in history to have had both a twenty-win season and a fifty-save season (the other being Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley). He is the only pitcher in major league history to top both 200 wins and 150 saves. He became the 16th member of the 3,000 strikeout club on April 22, 2008 when he fanned Felipe Lopez of the Washington Nationals in the third inning in Atlanta.

He is currently the Chairman of Kings Ridge Christian School in Atlanta and is a scratch golfer (Tiger Woods has said Smoltz is the best golfer outside the PGA tour). He lives in Atlanta with his family.

John Smoltz and his wife Dyan have four children: John Jr., Rachel, Carly, and Kelly. The Smoltz family currently lives in Duluth, Georgia.

To book John Smoltz call Executive Speakers Bureau at 800-754-9404.

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