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 2,216,602 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Tom Seaver is the 31st most popular baseball player (up from 34th in 2019), the 9,174th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,245th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Tom Seaver ranks 31 out of 70Before him are Frank Robinson, Reggie Jackson, Carl Yastrzemski, Roger Clemens, Bob Gibson, and Derek Jeter. After him are Mariano Rivera, Hank Greenberg, Ernie Banks, Manny Ramirez, Mark McGwire, and Sammy Sosa.

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Among people born in 1944, Tom Seaver ranks 484Before him are Itzhak Vissoker, Yuriy Istomin, Gennady Yevryuzhikhin, Christine Goitschel, Jack Casady, and Mary Wilson. After him are Spartaco Landini, Guity Novin, Tim Reid, Igor Tselovalnikov, Petra Roth, and Loren Shriver. Among people deceased in 2020, Tom Seaver ranks 486Before him are Bob Gibson, Ulla Pia, Vaughan Jones, Wallace Roney, Jack Sherman, and Jimmy McLane. After him are Adam Schlesinger, Marge Champion, Arkady Andreasyan, Tom Lister Jr., Michel Roux, and Edmund M. Clarke.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Seaver ranks 9,174 out of 15,968Before him are Bob Schul (1937), Edward Egan (1932), Ernie Kovacs (1919), Anne Jeffreys (1923), June Christy (1925), and Robert F. Overmyer (1936). After him are Chad Lowe (1968), Virginia Davis (1918), Francis James Child (1825), Jesse Metcalfe (1978), RZA (1969), and Alice Terry (1900).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Tom Seaver ranks 28Before him are Frank Robinson (1935), Reggie Jackson (1946), Carl Yastrzemski (1939), Roger Clemens (1962), Bob Gibson (1935), and Derek Jeter (1974). After him are Hank Greenberg (1911), Ernie Banks (1931), Mark McGwire (1963), Greg Maddux (1966), Ken Griffey Jr. (1969), and Cal Ripken Jr. (1960).