• This was perfect way for Mets to honor Tom Seaver

    This was perfect way for Mets to honor Tom Seaver

    One more time, at the best possible time, on the most appropriate day, the Mets reminded us all where, precisely, the home office for baseball phenomena resides. One more time, on the day the franchise formally bid farewell to The Franchise, we were presented a baseball parable that, in these parts, has always been described …
  • Keith Hernandez gets choked up paying tribute to Mets’ Tom Seaver

    Keith Hernandez gets choked up paying tribute to Mets’ Tom Seaver

    Much like the fans who rooted for him as a player, the loss of Tom Seaver had an emotional impact on Keith Hernandez. Prior to the Mets-Yankees game, the SNY booth was discussing the legendary Met who passed away on Monday at the age of 75, and Hernandez couldn’t get through his own thoughts about …
  • NYC kids of the ‘70s always had Tom Seaver, and always will: Sherman

    NYC kids of the ‘70s always had Tom Seaver, and always will: Sherman

    When I heard Wednesday night that Tom Seaver had died, I found myself thinking about New York a lot. That happens often these days. I love this city — born, raised, still live here. I am a child of the 1970s and I hear so many comparisons to those times re-emerging. About financial shortfalls, rising …
  • Mets legend Tom Seaver was truest definition of a hero

    Mets legend Tom Seaver was truest definition of a hero

    This one’s personal. This one’s different. You get one first-ever hero in your life, and you hope it’s a good one. You hope that hero is the equivalent of your devotion, the equal of the admiration and the affection you invest. That isn’t automatic. Human beings are fragile. They are fallible. They can disappoint you. …
  • Mets and the baseball world mourn the death of Tom Seaver

    Mets and the baseball world mourn the death of Tom Seaver

    The Mets and the rest of the baseball world mourned the death of Mets legend Tom Seaver on Wednesday night. The Mets confirmed the 75-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher’s passing, which was caused by complications of dementia and Lyme disease. Dwight “Doc” Gooden, another legendary pitcher in Mets lore, tweeted his admiration for Seaver. “Everyone …
  • Tom Seaver, greatest Met ever, dead at 75

    Tom Seaver, greatest Met ever, dead at 75

    The Franchise has taken the great mound in the sky. Mets legend Tom Seaver died on Monday at the age of 75, passing in his sleep because of complications of dementia and Lyme disease, the Mets confirmed on Wednesday. “We are heartbroken to share that our beloved husband and father has passed away,” wife Nancy …