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Ed Kranepool: Thoughts on Tom Seaver
Ed Kranepool chats about “The Franchise,” his Mets teammate Tom Seaver.
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Fans Pack Shea for Tom Seaver Day
More than 50,000 fans packed Shea Stadium for Tom Seaver’s number retirement ceremony prior to a game against the Atlanta Braves. His no. 41 was the third jersey retired by the Mets.
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Giant Win Over Giants: Mets Lineup 1969
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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It’s a Miracle Someone Saved These Toys
Original Met Ed Kranepool, second baseman Al Weis and Cy Young winner Tom Seaver joined forces in a 1969 World Series toy collector set. Kranepool appeared only in Game 3, but he made his presence kno ...
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Mets Fans at Seaver’s Number Retirement
“The Franchise” thrilled Mets fans for 12 seasons with a National Baseball Hall of Fame career. It was fitting that Tom Seaver’s no. 41 would be retired on Tom Seaver Day at Shea Stadium.
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Mets Honor Tom Seaver With No. 41 Patch
After the passing of Tom Seaver on August 31, 2020, the Mets honored The Franchise’s memory with digital tributes, a pre-game ceremony and by wearing this no. 41 sleeve patch for the rest of the seaso ...
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Mets Players Honor The Franchise All Season Long
The Mets honored the late Tom Seaver during the entire 2021 season by donning a commemorative “41” patch on the right sleeve of both home and away uniforms. Seaver, who passed away on August 31, 2020, ...
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Mets Win Tom Seaver in Lottery
Tom Seaver shook hands with William Eckert, the commissioner of MLB from 1965 to 1968. The two had been well-acquainted before Seaver ever landed in New York. The Atlanta Braves originally signed him ...
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Mike Piazza’s Tribute to Tom 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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Now the Fun Starts: 1983 Mets Yearbook
A colorful 1983 yearbook cover showed the potential of the Mets battery. All-time great Tom Seaver returned to the Mets for a final season, while Mookie Wilson finished top five in the league for sing ...