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Tom Seaver
Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, 1992
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 1988
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 4 of 981 players
Seaver
George Thomas Seaver
Born: November 17, 1944 at Fresno, Cal.
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.01 Weight: 210

Tom Seaver has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 163 times, most recently on July 27, 2014.

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Non-playing roles with Mets
  • Broadcaster: Television 1999 - 2005

First Mets game: April 13, 1967
Last Mets game: October 1, 1983





Winner of National League Rookie of the Year award, 1967. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Cy Young award, 1969, 1973, 1975. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Player of the Week award, June 3, 1973, June 15, 1975, September 7, 1975, April 17, 1977. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Pitcher of the Month award, June 1975, April 1977. (New York Mets)

Uniform Number:41
Tom Seaver also played for the following teams:
Traded by the New York Mets to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Doug Flynn, Steve Henderson, Pat Zachry and Dan Norman on June 15, 1977.

Traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the New York Mets in exchange for Charlie Puleo, Lloyd McClendon and Jason Felice on December 16, 1982.

  • Established a Mets season record for Innings Pitched in 1968 with 278 and in 1970 with 290.2.
  • Established a Mets season record for Wins in 1967 with 16. Broken by Jerry Koosman in 1968 with 19.
  • Established a Mets season record for Strikeouts in 1967 with 170 and in 1968 with 205.
  • Tied Mets season record of 36 Games Started in 1970. Record was previously set by Jack Fisher in 1965. Tied record in 1973. Tied record in 1975.
  • Established a Mets season record for Complete Games in 1967 with 18. Tied record in 1969. Set new record in 1970 with 19.

Pitching Record with New York Mets
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1967 35 251.01613.552224857719170783418202.76
1968 36 278.01612.571224736815205483514502.20
1969 36 273.1257.781202756724208823518502.21
1970 37 290.21812.6002301039121283833619202.82
1971 36 286.12010.667210615618289613521401.76
1972 35 262.02112.636215928523249773513302.92
1973 36 290.01910.655219746723251643618302.08
1974 32 236.01111.500199898419201753212503.20
1975 36 280.1229.710217817411243883615502.38
1976 35 271.01411.560211837814235773413502.59
1977 13 96.073.70079333277228135303.00
1983 34 231.0914.391201104911813586345203.55
12 years 401 3045.2198124.615243195387021225418473951714402.57

League Championship Series Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1969 1 7.0101.00075522310006.43
1973 2 16.211.5001343217521001.62
2 years 3 23.221.6672098419831003.04

World Series Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1969 2 15.011.500125519321003.00
1973 2 15.001.0001344018320002.40
2 years 4 30.012.3332599127641002.70

All-Star Game Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1967 1 1.000.00000001100000.00
1968 1 1.000.00020001100000.00
1970 1 3.000.00010004010000.00
1973 1 1.000.00000000100000.00
1975 1 1.000.000233121000027.00
1976 1 2.000.00021111000004.50
6 years 6 9.000.00074429410004.00

  • Led National League in wins with 25 in 1969 and with 22 in 1975.
  • Led National League in earned run average with 2.82 in 1970, with 1.76 in 1971 and with 2.08 in 1973.
  • Led National League in strikeouts with 283 in 1970, with 289 in 1971, with 251 in 1973, with 243 in 1975 and with 235 in 1976.
  • Tied for National League lead in complete games with 18 in 1973.
  • Led Mets in innings pitched with 251.0 in 1967, with 278.0 in 1968, with 273.1 in 1969, with 290.2 in 1970, with 286.1 in 1971, with 262.0 in 1972, with 290.0 in 1973, with 280.1 in 1975, with 271.0 in 1976 and with 231.0 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in wins with 16 in 1967, with 25 in 1969, with 18 in 1970, with 20 in 1971, with 21 in 1972, with 19 in 1973 and with 22 in 1975.
  • Tied for Mets lead in losses with 12 in 1972.
  • Led Mets in earned run average with 2.76 in 1967, with 2.21 in 1969, with 2.82 in 1970, with 1.76 in 1971, with 2.08 in 1973, with 2.38 in 1975, with 2.59 in 1976 and with 3.55 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in hits allowed with 224 in 1968, with 202 in 1969, with 230 in 1970 and with 210 in 1971. Tied for Mets lead in hits allowed with 215 in 1972.
  • Led Mets in runs allowed with 73 in 1968, with 103 in 1970 and with 92 in 1972.
  • Led Mets in earned runs allowed with 68 in 1968, with 91 in 1970 and with 85 in 1972.
  • Led Mets in walks with 78 in 1967, with 82 in 1969, with 77 in 1972 and with 77 in 1976.
  • Led Mets in strikeouts with 170 in 1967, with 205 in 1968, with 208 in 1969, with 283 in 1970, with 289 in 1971, with 249 in 1972, with 251 in 1973, with 201 in 1974, with 243 in 1975, with 235 in 1976 and with 135 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in home runs allowed with 18 in 1971, with 23 in 1972, with 23 in 1973, with 19 in 1974 and with 18 in 1983. Tied for Mets lead in home runs allowed with 24 in 1969.
  • Led Mets in games started with 34 in 1967, with 35 in 1968, with 36 in 1970, with 35 in 1971, with 35 in 1972, with 36 in 1973 and with 36 in 1975. Tied for Mets lead in games started with 35 in 1969 and with 34 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in complete games with 18 in 1967, with 18 in 1969, with 19 in 1970, with 21 in 1971, with 13 in 1972, with 18 in 1973 and with 15 in 1975. Tied for Mets lead in complete games with 5 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in shutouts with 4 in 1971 and with 5 in 1975. Tied for Mets lead in shutouts with 3 in 1973, with 3 in 1977 and with 2 in 1983.

Games where Tom Seaver had 10 or more Strikeouts
vs. Houston (NL) 07/19/67. vs. Houston (NL) 06/20/68. At Pittsburgh (NL) 07/18/68. vs. Houston (NL) 08/16/68.
vs. St. Louis (NL) 08/30/68. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 09/29/68. At San Diego (NL) 06/08/69. vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 06/29/69.
vs. Chicago (NL) 07/09/69. At San Francisco (NL) 08/31/69. vs. San Diego (NL) 04/22/70. At San Diego (NL) 05/01/70.
vs. Montreal (NL) 05/11/70. At Philadelphia (NL) 05/15/70. At Montreal (NL) 05/20/70. vs. Houston (NL) 05/29/70.
vs. Philadelphia (NL) 06/19/70. At Chicago (NL) 06/24/70. At Los Angeles (NL) 07/17/70. vs. San Diego (NL) 08/01/70.
At St. Louis (NL) 09/02/70. vs. St. Louis (NL) 09/11/70. vs. Cincinnati (NL) 04/11/71. vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 04/16/71.
vs. Houston (NL) 05/12/71. At San Diego (NL) 05/29/71. At Philadelphia (NL) 06/29/71. At Houston (NL) 07/17/71.
At Chicago (NL) 07/22/71. At Atlanta (NL) 08/06/71. At San Diego (NL) 08/11/71. At Los Angeles (NL) 08/16/71.
At Montreal (NL) 09/06/71. vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 09/26/71. vs. St. Louis (NL) 09/30/71. At San Francisco (NL) 05/01/72.
At Philadelphia (NL) 06/28/72. vs. San Diego (NL) 07/04/72. vs. Houston (NL) 08/22/72. vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 09/20/72.
At Pittsburgh (NL) 09/29/72. vs. Cincinnati (NL) 05/02/73. At San Francisco (NL) 05/29/73. vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 08/01/73.
vs. Cincinnati (NL) 08/20/73. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 09/04/73. At Philadelphia (NL) 09/13/73. At Cincinnati (NL) 10/06/73.
vs. Oakland (AL) 10/16/73. At Los Angeles (NL) 05/01/74. vs. Montreal (NL) 05/17/74. vs. Houston (NL) 06/01/74.
vs. Chicago (NL) 09/13/74. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 10/01/74. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 06/29/75. At San Diego (NL) 08/27/75.
vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 09/01/75. At St. Louis (NL) 06/23/76. vs. Houston (NL) 07/17/76. vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 07/28/76.
At Pittsburgh (NL) 09/13/76. vs. Cincinnati (NL) 06/07/77.

Mets record in games started by Tom Seaver
1967: (20-14) 1968: (17-18) 1969: (26-9) 1970: (20-16) 1971: (24-11) 1972: (21-14) 1973: (21-15) 1974: (14-18) 1975: (22-14) 1976: (18-16) 1977: (7-6) 1983: (17-17)

1971 Tom Seaver
1971 Tom Seaver






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