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Seaver Way Street Sign
Of COURSE the Mets retired Tom Seaver’s no. 41. He was “The Franchise,” after all. But the Mets went a step further in 2019 and gave him a street. Citi Field now sits at 41 Seaver Way, honoring the Ha ...
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Measure Up With the 1969 Mets Ruler
The Mets made history throughout the entire 1969 season, including the very first game of the year on April 8. Shea Stadium was host to the first international MLB game as the expansion Montreal Expos ...
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Cleon Jones: 1969 World Series Celebration
Cleon Jones discusses the madness at Shea Stadium after he made the final out of the 1969 World Series.
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Ed Kranepool: The Black Cat of 1969
Former Met Ed Kranepool breaks down the infamous Black Cat moment in a 1969 game against the Chicago Cubs at Shea Stadium.
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Tom Seaver’s Strong Performance in 1970
Tom Seaver kept up his hot pitching in 1970, leading the league with a 2.82 ERA and 283 strikeouts. He added another milestone that season from the batter’s box by hitting his first career home run. H ...
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Strike 3!: Tom Seaver’s 1971 Season
During the 1971 season, 289 batters stepped up to the plate against Tom Seaver. Then 289 batters trudged back to the dugout with a K. Seaver set a Mets single-season record in strikeouts that year, wh ...
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Tom Seaver Publishes “The Art of Pitching” ...
Tom Seaver was so good at recording strikeouts, he could write the book on it. In fact, he did. Published in 1984, Seaver’s The Art of the Pitching detailed techniques and mechanics behind throwing a ...
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Tom Seaver’s Wind-Up
Tom Seaver made franchise history by notching 25 wins in 1969. He was the first pitcher of a New York City team with that many victories in a season since Don Newcombe of the Brooklyn Dodgers recorded ...
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Seaver Wins Game 4 of 1969 World Series
Game 4 of the 1969 World Series featured dramatic defensive work by the Mets, and their top ace built on that momentum to earn the win. Tom Seaver remained on the mound for all 10 innings, notching 6 ...
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Tom Seaver Flirts With No-Hitter in 1972
Though Tom Seaver had what might be considered a “mild” year, his 1972 season was as solid as any team could hope for in a top ace. He posted a 21-12 record, including a thrilling win on Independence ...