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PIAZZA’S TRIBUTE TO SEAVER
Tom Seaver and Mike Piazza shared a special bond as two of the most beloved and successful Mets of all time. When Tom Seaver passed away in September 2020, Mike put into words what we were all feeling ...
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SEAVER’S WAY
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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WATCH: VINTAGE SEAVER
Enjoy clips from Tom Seaver’s MLB debut with commentary from the ace himself. Oh yeah, and enjoy Seaver’s haircut that made him look like the fifth Beatle.
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JONES: ON GIL’S FAITH IN THE 1969 METS
Manager Gil Hodges had unwaivering confidence in the Mets prior to the 1969 season, Cleon Jones explains.
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SWOBODA: REGARDING THE ’69 PITCHERS
Ron Swoboda discusses his teammates and the 1969 Mets bullpen.
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A GIANT WIN OVER THE GIANTS
The Mets squared off against the San Francisco Giants in the first game of a doubleheader during a late-season West Coast trip. Ron Swoboda, Jerry Grote and Tom Seaver broke open the 4th inning with h ...
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THE FRANCHISE RETURNS
Fans looked forward to Opening Day 1983 as a beloved pitcher was set to start the game. Tom Seaver suited up in a Mets uniform once again, the first time since a mid-season trade in 1977 sent him to t ...
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SEAVER WARMS UP AT SHEA STADIUM
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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1971: THE YEAR OF THE SEAVER STRIKEOUT
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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PITCHING 101 WITH TOM SEAVER
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 ...