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Tom Seaver

1944 - 2020

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George Thomas Seaver (November 17, 1944 – August 31, 2020), nicknamed "Tom Terrific" and "the Franchise", was an American professional baseball pitcher who played 20 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox, and Boston Red Sox from 1967 to 1986. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Seaver has received more than 2,726,438 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Tom Seaver is the 30th most popular baseball player (up from 31st in 2019), the 9,097th most popular biography from United States (up from 9,156th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Tom Seaver ranks 30 out of 74Before him are Stan Musial, Roger Clemens, Frank Robinson, Rogers Hornsby, Mark McGwire, and Carl Yastrzemski. After him are Mariano Rivera, Bob Gibson, Sammy Sosa, Manny Ramirez, Greg Maddux, and Derek Jeter.

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Among people born in 1944, Tom Seaver ranks 535Before him are Neroli Fairhall, Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Armistead Maupin, Jack Casady, Gunnar Asmussen, and Joseph Boakai. After him are Guity Novin, Ramiro Blacut, Edith McGuire, Valmir Louruz, Pratibha Ray, and Salmaan Taseer. Among people deceased in 2020, Tom Seaver ranks 563Before him are Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Elsa Joubert, Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo, Dennis Ralston, Boris Plotnikov, and Stephen F. Cohen. After him are Christian Poncelet, Bob Gibson, Pedro Pablo León, Tony Dunne, Volodymyr Troshkin, and Otto Leodolter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Seaver ranks 9,097 out of 18,182Before him are Roy A. Tucker (1951), Sidney Darlington (1906), Tom Shadyac (1958), Jaden Smith (1998), Luke Askew (1932), and Scott Hall (1958). After him are Patricia Hill Collins (1948), William Hopper (1915), Gene Saks (1921), Gouverneur Morris (1752), Aida Turturro (1962), and Billy Beane (1962).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Tom Seaver ranks 27Before him are Stan Musial (1920), Roger Clemens (1962), Frank Robinson (1935), Rogers Hornsby (1896), Mark McGwire (1963), and Carl Yastrzemski (1939). After him are Bob Gibson (1935), Greg Maddux (1966), Derek Jeter (1974), Hank Greenberg (1911), Ernie Banks (1931), and Ken Griffey Jr. (1969).