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Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

<p>From left are Tom Glavine in 2008, Greg Maddux in 2008, and Frank Thomas in 1994 file photos. Glavine, Maddux and Thomas were selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.</p>

From left are Tom Glavine in 2008, Greg Maddux in 2008, and Frank Thomas in 1994 file photos. Glavine, Maddux and Thomas were selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.

Two former Chicago baseball stars have received the highest honor in their sport, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Chicago legends Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas were elected Wednesday to the Baseball Hall of Fame, along with former Braves pitcher Tom Glavine. 

Maddux, who began his 23-year career with the Cubs and went on to win four consecutive Cy Young awards and 355 games (mostly with the Braves), finished with 97.2 percent of the vote by members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, falling short of Tom Seaver’s 1992 percentage (98.84) as the highest in voting history.

Thomas, who spent the first 16 years of his 19-year career with the White Sox, garnered 83.7 percent of the vote, also making it in on his first year of eligibility.

[Read more at the Chicago Tribune]

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