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Atlanta Braves jerseys’ Greg Maddux pitches in the second inning of Game 2 of the World Series Monday, Oct. 21, 1996 in New York. (AP Photo/Roberto Borea)Chicago White Sox jerseys’s Frank Thomas hits a two run single during a five run first inning, Aug. 28, 1995, in Chicago against the Milwaukee Brewers jerseys. The White Sox jerseys beat Milwaukee 6 5, ending the Brewers jerseys’ cheap mlb majestic jerseys five game winning streak. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell)LAS VEGAS (FOX5) Former Major League Baseball pitcher Greg Maddux and slugger Frank Thomas, who both have ties to Las Vegas, were voted into the sport Hall of Fame on Wednesday.Maddux was the leading vote getter with 555 votes of the 571 ballots or 97.2 percent of the vote, according to the Baseball Hall of Fame website. Thomas received 83.7 percent of the vote, according to the site.Maddux, while born in San Angelo, TX, moved to Las Vegas in fourth grade after spending time in Spain while his father served in the Air Force. He graduated from Valley High School, where he had a successful baseball career.He declared for the 1984 draft, and is most known for his pitching career with the Chicago Cubs jerseys and the Atlanta Braves jerseys. His number, 31, has been retired by both teams.Maddux won the Golden Glove Award 18 times and the Cy Young Award four times.The former pitcher still has a home in Las Vegas.”I talked to him today, and I said, waited five years for this, said Greg father, Dave Maddux. “It a good day for the Maddux family.”The elder Maddux couldn help but shed a few tears after official word came down that Greg was a first ballot hall of famer.”I knew from early, early on that he was something special, and we proved it today,” said Greg father.Dave Maddux, who also lives in Las Vegas, believes one of the key moments of Greg career was when he took advice from a scout to stop playing other sports in high school and focus only on baseball.”His sophomore year at Valley, his coach called me and said, Greg at? He didn come out for basketball. I said, didn I don know. So I asked (Greg), not playing basketball? He said, a baseball player. first baseman Frank Thomas, who also lives in Las Vegas, was also elected. He is the first Hall of Famer to have played a majority of his career in the designated hitter position, according to the Hall of Fame website.Thomas debuted in the MLB in 1990 with the Chicago White Sox jerseys and ended his career in 2008 with the Oakland Athletics jerseys. He had a batting average of .301 and a total of 521 home runs. He was the 1995 Home Run Derby champion and won the Silver Slugger Award four times. His number, 35, was retired by the White Sox jerseys.Thomas now serves as the chief executive officer of a record label based in Las Vegas.In addition to Maddux and Thomas, Tom Glavine, another Braves jerseys pitcher, was also elected to the Hall of Fame.All three will be inducted during ceremonies held in Cooperstown, NY, in late July.BreakingPolice: Serial sexual assault suspect’s victims are random, ‘and that’s what’s scary’Police: Serial sexual assault suspect’s victims are random, ‘and that’s what’s scary’Updated: Thursday, June 15 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017 06 15 23:10:05 GMTThe Lubbock Police Department is actively searching for 27 year old Thomas Ponce out of concern for public’s safety. He currently has a warrant out for his arrest for aggravated sexual assault. Police now say Ponce is accused of abducting and sexually assaulting two women in the past two days.The Lubbock Police Department is actively searching for 27 year old Thomas Ponce out of concern for public’s safety. He currently has a warrant out for his arrest for aggravated sexual assault. Police now say Ponce is accused of abducting and sexually assaulting two women in the past two days.London fire victim was on phone with parents when she died, lawyer saysLondon fire victim was on phone with parents when she died, lawyer saysUpdated: Friday, June 16 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017 06 17 00:51:37 GMTArchitect Gloria Trevisan was on the phone with her family in Italy when she became part of a grim statistic.Architect Gloria Trevisan was on the phone with her family in Italy when she became part of a grim statistic.