Seaver started fast in first full year of 1967: 16-13, 2.76 ERA and 18 complete games pitching for the 61-101 Mets that finished in last place. He was the NL Rookie of the year!
Two years later, or 1969, Tom was the NL Cy Young with a terrific 25-7 & 2.21 ERA.
Tom's career stats got him to the Hall of Fame in 1992: 311-205 & 2.86 ERA. He played in 3 post season series with the Mets in 1969 & 1973 plus the Reds in 1979.
This is a partial list of his accomplishments:
1) one of only two pitchers in Major League history with 300 Wins, an ERA under 3.00 & 3,000 Strikeouts. The other is Walter Johnson; and,
2) he pitched twenty-seven 3-hitters, ten 2-hitters, five 1-hitters and a no hitter in 1978 wearing the Reds uniform.
Just a great pitcher!
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