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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 ...
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Pennant-Clinching Pitcher: Tom Seaver 1973
With the pennant on the line, which Mets pitcher should get the start? “Tom Terrific” is always a reliable choice! In Game 5 of the 1973 NLCS, Tom Seaver pitched 8 1/3 innings, allowing just 1 earned ...
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Piecing It Together: 1969 Mets Puzzle
Winter can be long with too much time spent indoors and too little baseball. So it’s a perfect time to bust out a Mets puzzle! How many icons and “institutions” does this early Mets souvenir jigsaw pu ...
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Poster Boys: 1969 Mets Autographed Poster
The Mets had plenty of standouts during the 1969 season. Each player was a piece to the larger puzzle of capturing the first World Series championship in franchise history.
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Puzzled: 1969 Mets Jigsaw Puzzle
A jigsaw puzzle featured some of the most memorable members of the 1969 Mets, including Tom “The Franchise” Seaver and manager Gil Hodges. Mr. Met was accompanied by his mascot partner Lady Met to com ...
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Retired Met: Tom Seaver’s Number Retired
Tom Seaver became the first player in franchise history to have his number retired by the Mets for his achievements as a player. (Gil Hodges, whose number had previously been retired, had been both a ...
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Retiring Seaver’s No. 41 at Shea Stadium
The Mets retired Tom Seaver’s no. 41 on Tom Seaver Day, adding his number to the outfield wall at Shea Stadium. He became the third Met with the honor, along with no. 14 of player and manager Gil Hodg ...
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Retiring Tom Seaver’s No. 41
The Mets honored Tom Seaver during a day at Shea Stadium devoted to the franchise’s top pitcher, which included a ceremony to retire his no. 41.