TOM SEAVER: THE STRANGE, CROOKED ROAD

Tom Seaver

On paper, Tom Seaver’s professional baseball career is remarkable. The man known in New York as “The Franchise” won the 1967 Rookie of the Year, compiled 311 career wins, recorded 20 or more wins in a single season four times, 200+ strikeouts 10 times (including nine straight seasons between 1968-1976), led the National League in strikeouts five times, won three Cy Young Awards, tossed a no-hitter and was voted to the All-Star team 12 times. Seaver’s career was cemented in 1992 with his induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame, recording a record 98.8% of the vote.

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GEE, THIS IS WEIRD

Dillon Gee

If you’ve never played Major League Baseball then you have no idea what Dillon Gee is going through right now.

The New York Mets pitcher has received more media attention this off-season than he’s had at any time over his five seasons in the majors. Unfortunately, all everyone is talking about is where and when he will be traded.

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