“Forgotten Hollywood”- Goodbye Tom Terrific…

Posted on September 2, 2020 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`Tom Seaver was arguably the finest New York Mets player to ever don a uniform.  He was a five-time twenty-game winner and played a major role in the Mets’ victory in the 1969 World Series.      TOM SEAVER –>

“`Also known as Tom Terrific,  he won more than three hundred games in a twenty-year career, including two hundred with the Mets from 1967-1977. He won the Rookie of the Year accolade, three Cy Young awards, and was a twelve-time All-Star.  His time with the Mets came to an end with a trade to the Cincinnati Reds, known as The Midnight Massacre.

“`The Mets retired his uniform number – forty-one – in 1988 in a Tom Seaver Day ceremony, making him the franchise’s initial player to be so honored. In 1992, Seaver was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the highest percentage of votes counted at the time. On March 2019, the Mets named a seven-block stretch of street outside Citi Field for him, along with a statue, and changing the stadium’s permanent address to 41 Seaver Way.

“`Tom Seaver was seventy-five.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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