Hall Of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver Has Passed Away

Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver has passed away.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced that Seaver died Monday from complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19.

Seaver, who led the New York Mets to a World Series victory in 1969 and was known as "Tom Terrific," won 25 games that season, which was an MLB-best. He also won three Cy Young Awards.

According to ESPN, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said Seaver was "one of the greatest pitchers of all-time" and "a gentleman who represented the best of our National Pastime" in a statement he released on Wednesday.

Seaver was 75 years old.

Read the full announcement from the Baseball Hall of Fame here.

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