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George Thomas Seaver net worth:
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Tom Seaver Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

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 He was drafted in the 10th round of the 1965 MLB draft but the offer was withdrawn when Tom asked for $70,000.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.

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Game 3652006TV Series
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People1976TV SeriesGuest Athlete

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TORC: Live on Speed2013TV Series camera operator - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2013 MLB All-Star Game2013TV SpecialHimself - Ceremonial First Pitch Honoree
Studio 42 with Bob Costas2012TV SeriesHimself
The Last Play at Shea2010DocumentaryHimself
The Bronx Is Burning2007TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The Tim McCarver Show2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHimself
An Amazin Era: Revised and Updated1989VideoHimself
1989 National League Championship Series1989TV SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1989 MLB All-Star Game1989TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
1986 World Series1986TV Mini-SeriesHimself
An Amazin' Era1986Video documentaryHimself
Saturday Night Live1983TV SeriesHimself
1982 World Series1982TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
1981 National League Championship Series1981TV SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1981 MLB All-Star Game1981TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher
1980 World Series1980TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator / Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer
To Tell the Truth1980TV SeriesHimself - Panelist (1980-1981)
1979 National League Championship Series1979TV SeriesHimself - Cincinnati Reds Pitcher
The American Sportsman1979TV SeriesHimself
Greatest Sports Legends1978-1979TV SeriesHimself - Host
1977 World Series1977TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
The Mike Douglas Show1971-1977TV SeriesHimself - Pro Baseball Player / Himself MLB Player
1977 MLB All-Star Game1977TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People1976TV SeriesHimself
1976 National League Championship Series1976TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1976 MLB All-Star Game1976TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher
1975 MLB All-Star Game1975TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher
1973 World Series1973TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Mets Pitcher
1973 National League Championship Series1973TV SeriesHimself - New York Mets Pitcher
1973 MLB All-Star Game1973TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher
1970 MLB All-Star Game1970TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1969-1970TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Kraft Music Hall1969TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1969TV SeriesHimself
1969 World Series1969TV SeriesHimself - New York Mets Pitcher
The Joe Namath Show1969TV SeriesHimself
1969 National League Championship Series1969TV SeriesHimself - New York Mets Pitcher
1968 MLB All-Star Game1968TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher
1967 MLB All-Star Game1967TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History2001Video documentaryHimself

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