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Trust Me Tom, It Was A Miracle…

As the Kansas City Royals continue to weave their own miracle finish, Hall of Famer Tom Seaver doesn’t agree that the 1969 Mets should be remembered as The Miracle Mets, he told Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post. “I understand why we were called the ‘Miracle Mets,’ I do,” said Seaver who went 25-7 that year. “I understand why people got caught up in what we did. We had...
Via Mets Merized Online
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Today in History: Seaver Strikes Out 200

On September 1, 1975, Tom Seaver became the first pitcher to strike out 200 batters in eight consecutive seasons after leaving Manny Sanguillen at home in the top of the seventh. Seaver’s efforts helped give the New York Mets a 3-0 home advantage over the Pittsburgh Pirates. In nine innings, he let four runners get on base but nobody scored. John Candelaria took the loss for...
Via Grandstand University
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Card of the Week: 1968 Tom Seaver

1968 TOPPS TOM SEAVER Tom Seaver shared his 1967 Topps rookie card with Bill Denehy. Of course, Seaver won the Rookie of the Year award that season, earning himself the privilege of not just a stand-alone card in 1968, but also one numbered with the coveted divisor of 5 (45), and adorned with the all-star rookie trophy. In the portrait photograph selected for his 1968 card, Seaver...
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Seaver Says Today’s Pitchers Are ‘Babied Too Much’. Do You Agree?

  When ‘The Franchise’ speaks, you’d be wise to listen. Mets great Tom Seaver has spoken out in the wake of Matt Harvey’s season ending injury. In Seaver’s rant, he left no stone unturned–even going after today’s ‘computer geeks’ who Seaver perceives to be running things. “These kids today, they want to be men, they want to be foxhole guys, but they’re not...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Seaver: Modern day pitchers are babied

Mets pitching legend Tom Seaver believes pitchers in today's game are coddled too much, which leads to more serious injuries.

Via Bush League Chronicle
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Mets legend Tom Seaver is fighting Lyme Disease

At one point in his career on the mound for the New York Mets, Tom Seaver seemed immortal. Today he suffers in a type of pain that most of us will never feel as he battles Lyme Disease.   Please click here to read this story. The post New York Mets legend Tom Seaver is fighting Lyme Disease appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

On this date 29 years ago, Mets lose Seaver again

It is easy to point to June 15th, 1977 as the day the Mets franchise was ruined forever. After speculation, the Mets traded the best player in their history, Tom Seaver, to the Cincinnati Reds for Dan Norman, Pat Zachary, Steve Henderson and Doug Flynn. Yes, the move was crazy and fans had the right to be upset over it. The Mets made a trade with the Reds after the 1982 season to...
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Metsmerized Hall of Fame: Tom Seaver, RHP

The Franchise: The Name Says It All One of the many great things about the history of Baseball is the abundance of nicknames. Some are based around physical appearance of a player: The Splendid Splinter, Pee Wee, Three Finger, The Beard. For others, the way they played the game is summed up in a nickname: Mr. October, The Wizard, The Iron Horse, Nails. Other monikers can be classified...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

On this date in Reds history: Seaver throws a no-no and Soto goes loco

Both accounts are courtesy of excerpts taken from Redleg Journal: June 16, 1978 - Tom Seaver pitches the only no-hitter of his career in a 4-0 Reds win over St. Louis at Riverfront Stadium. Previously, Seaver had entered the ninth inning with a no-hitter three times, and surrendered a base hit on each occasion. In this game in the ninth, he walked Jerry Mumphrey...
Via Redlegs Review
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

MMO Flashback: Remembering Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic!

On this day in Mets history, Hall of Famer Tom Seaver tossed his 19-strikeout gem against the San Diego Padres and set the major league record with 10 straight strikeouts to end the game. It happened on April 22, 1970 and our own Stephen Hanks was there. Here is an article he wrote two years ago for MMO to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of one of the greatest moments in Mets...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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