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Seaver, Tom,

1944–, American baseball pitcher and sportscaster, b. Fresno, Calif. During his career (1967–86), he won a total of 311 games for the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox, and Boston Red Sox. He was 1967 Rookie of the Year and won the National League Cy Young Award three times (1969, 1973, and 1975). He retired ranked third on the all-time strikeout list (3,640) and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992.

Seaver, (George Thomas) Tom

(1944–  ) baseball pitcher; born in Fresno, Calif. During his 20-year career (1967–86), primarily with the New York Mets and Cincinnati Reds, the right-hander won 311 games and the Cy Young Award three times (1969, 1973, 1975). Nicknamed, "Tom Terrific," he was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1992.
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Be that as it may, the great Ryan--who early in his career twice had struck out eight straight in midgame (the record is 10 by the Mets' Tom Seaver in 1970)--had gone to great lengths to kiss Deshaies' feat.
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He is the seventh Major League Baseball pitcher to win the award, which has previously been given to Johnny Podres in 1955, Sandy Koufax in 1965, Tom Seaver in 1969, Orel Herhiser in 1988, Curt Schilling in and Randy Johnson in 2001.
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The event concluded with a silent auction with various hot items including a memorabilia signed by the 1969 Jets and Mets, Joe Naimath and Tom Seaver.