Hall of Famer turned Mets franchise around.
Hall of Famer turned Mets franchise around.

Tom Seaver, Hall of Fame pitcher dies at the age of 75.

September 4, 2020

Tom Seaver, one of baseball’s greatest right-handed power pitchers and a Hall of Famer died on August 31st, 2020. The cause of death was Lewy body dementia and COVID-19, according to the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was 75.

Seaver won 311 games with four major league teams, most notably the Mets, whom he led from last place to a surprise world championship in his first three seasons. Upon his arrival, no Mets pitcher had won 13 games. The Mets didn’t have a good person to build around until Seaver went to the organization. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994. Seaver’s last shutout was in July 19, 1985 against the Cleveland Indians when he was playing with the Chicago White Sox.

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