On This Day In Baseball History: August 19, 2007

John Smoltz

 

Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz sets a new franchise record when he strikes out his 2,913th batter. Smoltz will finish his Atlanta career with 3,011 strikeouts. Smoltz tops a list of Braves pitchers that include Hall of Famers Warren Spahn, Phil Niekro, Tom Glavine, and Greg Maddux.

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