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Tom Seaver Stats & Facts

Tom Seaver Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: R Weight: 195 Born: Year: 1944 in Fresno, CA USA Died: in , Debut: 4/13/1967 Last Game: 9/19/1986 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1992 by BBWAA Full Name: George Thomas...

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Major League Season Recap 1969

    Major League Season Recap 1969 World Series – New York Mets NL over Baltimore Orioles AL 4 games to 1 World Series MVP – Don Clendenon Babe Ruth Award – Al Weis ALCS Baltimore over Minnesota 3...

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Major League Season Recap 1973

Major League Season Recap 1973 World Series – Oakland A’s AL over New York Mets NL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – Reggie Jackson Babe Ruth Award – Bert Campaneris ALCS Oakland A’s over Baltimore...

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Major League Season Recap 1975

Major League Season Recap 1975 World Series – Cincinnati Reds NL over Boston Red Sox AL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – Pete Rose Babe Ruth Award – Luis Tiant ALCS Boston Red Sox over Oakland A’s 3 games...

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Tom Seaver returns to Shea

On April 5, 1983, Tom Seaver makes his first appearance for the Mets since 1977. Seaver defeats the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-0, on Opening Day at Shea Stadium. For Seaver, it’s his 14th Opening Day assignment, tying the record set by Walter Johnson…

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The National League emerges victorious in the annual All-Star Game at Veterans Stadium, 7 – 1. George Foster, one of seven Reds position players on the squad, homers, drives in three runs, and is named the game’s MVP. Rookie Mark Fidrych gives up two runs and takes the loss. It is the NL’s 13th win in the last 14 games.

The National League emerges victorious in the annual All-Star Game at Veterans Stadium, 7 – 1. George Foster, one of seven Reds position players on the squad, homers, drives in three runs, and is named the game’s MVP. Rookie Mark Fidrych gives up two runs and takes the loss. It is the NL’s 13th win in the last 14 games.

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Tom Seaver ties NL record by striking out 19

On April 22, 1970, New York Mets ace Tom Seaver ties a major league record by striking out 19 batters in a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres. Seaver also strikes out the last 10 batters he faces, setting another big league mark. Earlier in the day, Seaver was officially presented with the 1969 National League Cy Young Award.

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In Game 4 of the Fall Classic at Shea Stadium, Tom Seaver and the Mets beat the Orioles in ten innings, 2-1

In Game 4 of the Fall Classic at Shea Stadium, Tom Seaver and the Mets beat the Orioles in ten innings, 2-1. The game features an outstanding run-saving diving catch of Brooks Robinson’s sinking line drive with two on in the ninth inning by right fielder Ron Swoboda and a controversial play in the tenth when J.C. Martin unquestionably gets in the way of Pete Richert’s throw, without the umpire not calling interference on the baserunner.

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Tom Seaver becomes the first pitcher in franchise history to win 20 games in one season when the Mets beat the Phillies at Shea Stadium, 5-1. ‘Tom Terrific’, who will finish the season with a 25-7 record for the world champs, tosses a five-hit, complete game to reach the milestone.

Tom Seaver becomes the first pitcher in franchise history to win 20 games in one season when the Mets beat the Phillies at Shea Stadium, 5-1. ‘Tom Terrific’, who will finish the season with a 25-7 record for the world champs, tosses a five-hit, complete game to reach the milestone.

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The National League wins the 1968 All Star Game 1-0 at the Astrodome

Appropriately, pitching dominates the All-Star Game in the first All-Star Game played indoors. Willie Mays, playing in place of the injured Pete Rose, tallies an unearned run in the 1st inning against American Leaguestarter Luis Tiant to complete the scoring for the day – the first All-Star effort to end 1 – 0. Don Drysdale, Juan Marichal, Steve Carlton, Tom Seaver, Ron Reed and Jerry Koosman hold the American League to three hits.

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Tom Seaver picks up his first victory

1967 – Tom Seaver the 22 year old rookie of the New York Mets records his first major league victory with a 6 – 1 triumph over the Chicago Cubs. Seaver goes 7 2/3 innings and gives up eight hits and one run. Seaver, a right-hander the Mets obtained in a lottery drawing that included the Braves, Phillies, and Indians after his original contract was voided. Seaver will become known as “the Franchise”.

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New York Gotham pitcher Mickey Welch strikes out the first nine Cleveland Blues hitters to come to the plate, establishing a major league record. The mark will last until 1970, when Mets right-hander Tom Seaver strikes out the last ten San Diego he faces in a Shea Stadium contest.

New York Gotham pitcher Mickey Welch strikes out the first nine Cleveland Blues hitters to come to the plate, establishing a major league record. The mark will last until 1970, when Mets right-hander Tom Seaver strikes out the last ten San Diego he faces in a Shea Stadium contest.

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