Tom Seaver, the thrower who led the Miracle Mets to glory, has died at the age of 75

Tom Seaver, the thrower who led the Miracle Mets to glory, has died at the age of 75
One of baseball's greatest shooters, Tom Seaver, a Hall of Famer who won 311 matches for four major league teams, most notably the Mets, has passed away, who led him from last place to a surprise World Championship in his first three seasons. on Monday. He was 75 years old.

The cause was complications from Lewy body dementia and Covid-19, according to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

At 6 feet 1 and 200 pounds, give or take a little, with a thick waist and tree trunk legs helped generate velocity on a fast ball, hard slide, and bend ball spin, Seaver was in action an image of kinetic grace. He had a smooth roll, kick in the leg with his left knee raised, and a long stride after pushing the pile until his right knee was often scratching the dirt.

With precise control, he had things swing and miss. More than 200 players in 10 different seasons hit a record in the National League, and on April 22, 1970, against San Diego Padres, he set a record 10 consecutive kicks to finish the match. A total of 3,640 penalties in his twentieth seasons in the Grand League ranked sixth in the Careers chart.

He was also the kind of mental, thinker who studied the two opposing hitters and studied the details of each tone - its fraction, its speed, its location. As he got older and his arm strength diminished, it was his strategic thinking and experience that spanned his career.

Sever competed for the Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox and the Boston Red Sox during the second half of his career, winning more than 100 matches, including his only team with the Reds against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1978.

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