Mets legend Tom Seaver dies at 75 after battle with dementia

“Seaver had dropped out of public life in March last year after being diagnosed with dementia. He spent the remainder of his life at his home in California, reportedly dying peacefully in his sleep of complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19. The New York Daily News reported that Lyme disease also played a part in his death.”

311 lifetime wins with a 2.86 ERA.

Led the league in wins three times; ERA three times – that was six different seasons. Led the league in strikeouts five times.

Won the Cy Young Award three times. Also finished second twice and third twice. Totals: nine times in the top five, eleven times in the top ten.

Struck out 200 or more in nine consecutive seasons. Nobody else has ever done that.

Led the 1969 Mets to the World Series win with 25 wins in the regular season and two more in post-season competition.