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Tom Seaver Net Worth

George Thomas Seaver net worth is

$10 Million

George Thomas Seaver Wiki Biography

George Thomas Seaver was born on 17 November 1944, in Fresno, California USA, and is a retired professional baseball player, best known for playing in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a pitcher, and holding the nicknames “Tom Terrific” and “The Franchise”. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Tom Seaver? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, mostly earned through a successful career in professional baseball. He’s best known for his run with the New York Mets, and has been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He also won three NL Cy Young Awards as the league’s best pitcher. All of his achievements have ensured the position of his wealth.

Tom Seaver Net Worth $10 million

Tom attended Fresno High School, where he played both baseball and basketball – he hoped to pursue a career in baseball despite getting All-City basketball honors. In 1962, he joined the US Marine Corps Reserves and served as part of AIRFMFPAC 29 Palms for six months. He then attended Fresno City College, but a season later, he was recruited by the University of Southern California though he was first sent to play for the Alaska Goldpanners. He would win a game in the national tournament with a grand slam, and was then offered a scholarship. He was drafted in the 10th round of the 1965 MLB draft but the offer was withdrawn when Tom asked for $70,000.

The following year, he signed by the Atlanta Braves, but the offer was voided because Baseball Commissioner William Eckert ruled that Seaver’s college team had played exhibition games that year, despite the fact that he didn’t play in them. The NCAA then ruled him ineligible because he had already signed a pro contract. Eventually, the New York Mets would sign Tom after winning a lottery, and was then sent to the Jacksonville Suns of the International League. In 1967, he would become part of the New York Mets team, and was named National League Rookie of the Year after winning 16 games for the last place Mets. He also became part of the 1967 All-Star Game.

In 1969, Sever would help the Mets win their first World Series championship, also earning him his first National League Cy Young Award, and finishing second in MVP voting. Thanks to these achievements, he was presented the Hickok Belt, and was named “Sportsman of the Year” by Sports Illustrated. He continued playing well over the next few years, setting records and playing in consecutive 20 win seasons. He led the National League in strikeouts, and it was noted that his strong legs protected his arms, ensuring his longevity as a pitcher.

In 1977 he was traded to the Cincinnati Reds, after he requested a move due to an inability to get along with chairman of the board M. Donald Grant. He continued his streak with Cincinnati and won 21 games that season, and went on to eventually record his 3000th strikeout. He suffered through injuries in 1982 which hampered his performance, and was then traded back to the Mets in 1982. In 1984 he was claimed as a free agent by the Chicago White Sox, due to a mistake made by the Mets in not putting him on the protected list. He pitched his last shutout in Chicago, and would register his 300th victory against the Yankees in 1985, was traded to the Boston Red Sox in 1986, but then retired as part of the Mets in 1987.

In 1992, he became part of the Baseball Hall of Fame and was ranked as one of the “100 Greatest Baseball Players” by The Sporting News. Since retiring, he’s worked as a color commentator with several TV stations.

For his personal life, it is known that Tom married Nancy Lynn McIntyre in 1966 and they have two daughters; they own a vineyard in Calistoga, California. He has been diagnosed with Lyme disease which causes Bell’s palsy – he has reached Stage 3 of the disease, and is still undergoing treatment for it.

Net Worth $10 Million
Date Of Birth November 17, 1944
Place Of Birth Fresno, California, USA
Height 6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
Profession Baseball pitcher
Education Fresno City College, University of Southern California
Nationality American
Spouse Nancy Lynn McIntyre
Children Sarah Seaver, Anne Elizabeth Seaver
Parents Charles Henry Seaver, Betty Lee Seaver
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Tom-Seaver-119029407188/
IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0780856/
# Quote
1 It was within my grasp. I don’t think I’ve ever had a more disappointing moment in baseball. [on how he felt after his bid for a perfect game had been broken up]
2 It takes 20 victories for people to recognize you as a great pitcher.
3 I don’t like 10:30 AM starting times. I’m not fully awake until the fifth or sixth inning. [after starting and winning the first game of a doubleheader on July 4, 1969 that started at 10:30 AM]
4 If you don’t think baseball is a big deal, don’t do it. But if you do, do it right.
5 I would like to be a great artist. I would quit pitching if I could paint like Monet or Rousseau. But I can’t. What I can do is pitch, and I can do that very well.
6 In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted; if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end.
7 To an early ’70s fan who noted his accomplishments: “Yeah, but you forgot one thing: I’m the only pitcher in the history of the Mets who’s lost a ball game in the World Series.”
8 My job isn’t to strike guys out, it’s to get them out – sometimes by striking them out.
9 That was nice, but it’s only the first step. I want to pitch on a Mets pennant winner and I want to pitch the first game in the World Series. I want to change things around here. The Mets have been a joke long enough. It’s time to start winning, to change the attitude, to move on to better things. I don’t want the Mets to be laughed at anymore. [commenting on being selected to the All-Star team in 1967]
10 I drink beer, I swear, but I keep my hair short, so I guess that makes me an All-American boy.
# Fact
1 He’s been a member of the broadcast team for the New York Mets on WPIX since 1999. [2003]
2 No longer a member of the broadcast team for the New York Mets, a job he had held since 1999. [April 2006]
3 Inducted into the California Community College Sports Hall of Fame in 1986.
4 Reggie Jackson once said of him: “blind people come out to the park just to hear him pitch”.
5 Was unable to pitch for the Red Sox against the Mets in the 1986 World Series due to injury. He received a standing ovation during pre-game introductions before Game One at Shea Stadium.
6 Boyhood idol was Hank Aaron.
7 Won 20 or more games in a season in 1969, 1971, 1972, 1975 and 1977.
8 Led the National League in earned run average in 1970, 1971 and 1973. His 1.76 ERA in 1971 was a Met record until Dwight Gooden broke it with a 1.53 effort in 1985.
9 Led the National League in strikeouts in 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975 and 1976. His 289 strikeouts in 1971 was a National League record for righthanders until J. R. Richard broke it.
10 Was an excellent hitting pitcher; hit 13 home runs during his career.
11 Made major league debut on 13 April 1967.
12 Finished in top 10 in voting for National League MVP in 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975 and 1981.
13 Named to 12 National League All Star Teams (1967-1973, 1975-1978 and 1981).
14 Finished in top 10 in voting for National League Cy Young Award in 1970-1972, 1976-1977, 1979 and 1981.
15 Played for 1969 World Series Champion New York Mets team. Played for 1973 National League Champion New York Mets team. Played for 1979 and 1981 National League Western Division Champion Cincinnati Reds teams. Played for 1986 American League Champion Boston Red Sox team.
16 New York Mets All-Time Strikeouts Leader (2,541).
17 New York Mets All-Time Innings Pitched Leader (3,045 1/3).
18 New York Mets All-Time Shutout Leader (44).
19 New York Mets All-Time Complete Games Leader (171).
20 New York Mets All-Time Games Started Leader (395).
21 New York Mets All-Time ERA Leader (2.57).
22 New York Mets All-Time Wins Leader (198).
23 Pitcher for New York Mets (1967-1977, 1983), Cincinnati Reds (1977-1982), Chicago White Sox (1984-1986) and Boston Red Sox (1986).
24 Pitched a no-hitter while with the Reds against the St. Louis Cardinals on June 16, 1978.
25 Came to within two outs of pitching a perfect game against the Chicago Cubs on July 9, 1969, only to have Jimmy Qualls break it up with a clean single.
26 Originally enrolled at USC as a pre-med student with the intent of becoming a dentist. Switched his major to journalism after his baseball career got started, took courses on a part-time basis, and completed his degree in 1975. Earned credit for a geology course by writing a paper on the soil consistency of National League infields.
27 Was signed by the Mets in April of 1966 when a special lottery was held after an earlier contract he had signed with the Braves was voided. Any team willing to match the Braves’ offer of $50,000 could participate, and three scraps of paper representing the Phillies, Indians, and Mets were put in a hat. Then-commissioner William Eckert reached into the hat and pulled out the scrap marked, “Mets”.
28 Became the youngest major leaguer to reach the $100,000 salary plateau at the age of 27 when he signed a $120,000 contract for 1972.
29 Voted Male Athlete of the Year for 1969.
30 Uniform number 41 retired by the New York Mets.
31 Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992. His vote percentage of 98.84% was the record until 2016, when Ken Griffey Jr. was voted in with 99.32% of the ballots.
32 Retired after attempting a comeback with the Mets during the 1987 season. Compiled a lifetime 311-205 record, 3,640 strikeouts, and a 2.86 ERA.
33 Won his 300th career game on August 4, 1985 over the Yankees in Yankee Stadium.
34 Reacquired by the Mets before the 1983 season, then was selected by the Chicago White Sox before the 1984 season in the free agent compensation draft after the Mets left him unprotected.
35 Traded by the Mets to the Cincinnati Reds on June 15, 1977 for pitchers Pat Zachary and Dan Norman, infielder Doug Flynn, and outfielder Steve Henderson.
36 Struck out 19 San Diego Padres on April 22, 1970 including the last 10 in a row, the latter a new major league record.
37 Struck out 200 or more batters in nine consecutive seasons (1968-1976), a major league record.
38 Three-time Cy Young Award winner (1969, 1973, and 1975).
39 Was the National League’s Rookie of the Year in 1967.


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2013 MLB All-Star Game 2013 TV Special Himself – Ceremonial First Pitch Honoree
Studio 42 with Bob Costas 2012 TV Series Himself
The Last Play at Shea 2010 Documentary Himself
The Bronx Is Burning 2007 TV Mini-Series Himself
The Tim McCarver Show 2003 TV Series Himself – Guest
ESPN SportsCentury 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
An Amazin Era: Revised and Updated 1989 Video Himself
1989 National League Championship Series 1989 TV Series Himself – Color Commentator
1989 MLB All-Star Game 1989 TV Special Himself – Color Commentator
1986 World Series 1986 TV Mini-Series Himself
An Amazin’ Era 1986 Video documentary Himself
Saturday Night Live 1983 TV Series Himself
1982 World Series 1982 TV Mini-Series Himself – Pregame Analyst
1981 National League Championship Series 1981 TV Series Himself – Color Commentator
1981 MLB All-Star Game 1981 TV Special Himself – NL Pitcher
1980 World Series 1980 TV Mini-Series Himself – Color Commentator / Himself – Play-by-Play Announcer
To Tell the Truth 1980 TV Series Himself – Panelist (1980-1981)
1979 National League Championship Series 1979 TV Series Himself – Cincinnati Reds Pitcher
The American Sportsman 1979 TV Series Himself
Greatest Sports Legends 1978-1979 TV Series Himself – Host
1977 World Series 1977 TV Mini-Series Himself – Color Commentator
The Mike Douglas Show 1971-1977 TV Series Himself – Pro Baseball Player / Himself MLB Player
1977 MLB All-Star Game 1977 TV Special Himself – NL Pitcher
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People 1976 TV Series Himself
1976 National League Championship Series 1976 TV Mini-Series Himself – Color Commentator
1976 MLB All-Star Game 1976 TV Special Himself – NL Pitcher
1975 MLB All-Star Game 1975 TV Special Himself – NL Pitcher
1973 World Series 1973 TV Mini-Series Himself – New York Mets Pitcher
1973 National League Championship Series 1973 TV Series Himself – New York Mets Pitcher
1973 MLB All-Star Game 1973 TV Special Himself – NL Pitcher
1970 MLB All-Star Game 1970 TV Special Himself – NL Pitcher
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1969-1970 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest
The Kraft Music Hall 1969 TV Series Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1969 TV Series Himself
1969 World Series 1969 TV Series Himself – New York Mets Pitcher
The Joe Namath Show 1969 TV Series Himself
1969 National League Championship Series 1969 TV Series Himself – New York Mets Pitcher
1968 MLB All-Star Game 1968 TV Special Himself – NL Pitcher
1967 MLB All-Star Game 1967 TV Special Himself – NL Pitcher

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