Smoltz to address Fellowship of Christian Athletes
by David Royal
Dec 26, 2012 | 851 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
John Smoltz, longtime Atlanta Braves pitching great, is the guest speaker at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes fundraising banquet this year.

He will speak at the organization’s eighth annual fundraising banquet on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville.

Smoltz is best known for his career as a Major League baseball player for the Atlanta Braves.

He was an eight-time All-Star and Cy Young winner in 1996. Smoltz led the Braves to the 1995 World Series title and remains the only pitcher in Major League history to record a 20-win season and a 50-save season. When his career came to a close, the Braves retired his No. 29 jersey.

Today, Smoltz lives in Alpharetta with his wife, Kathryn. Smoltz continues his work in baseball as an analyst for both TBS and the MLB Network. In addition to being an avid golfer, he also serves as chairman of the board for Kings Ridge Christian School. His book “Starting and Closing” came out in May.

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