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Tom Glavine | County Cork

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Full Name: Thomas Michael Glavine

Born: March 26, 1966 in Concord, MA

Irish Roots: Cork

Family Name: Glavine

Surname Origins: Glavine is an anglicized form of the Olde Gaelic O Glaimhin. The personal byname Glaimhin meaning “Plunderer”; hence, “Descendant(s) of the Rapacious one”.

Accomplishments: 

  • World Series Winner (1995)
  • 10x All Star
  • 5x NL Wins Leader
  • 5x NL Wins Leader
  • 2x Cy Young Winner

Honors:

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame (2014)

Biography

Tom’s 2x great-grandfather, David Glavine, was born in Cork!