Tom Seaver Biography
Tom Seaver is an American retired Major League Baseball pitcher, considered one of the best starting pitchers in the history of baseball by several experts. He earned three NL Cy Young Awards as the league’s best start pitcher also won the National League Rookie of the Year Award.
Tom married his long-term girlfriend, Nancy Lynn Mclntyre. The couple is blessed with two daughters; Sarah and Annie. It’s been 21 years since they tied the knot and still are together.
Tom Seaver Early life and Education
Seaver was born on 17th November 1944 in Fresno, California to Charles Henry and Betty Lee (Cline) and grew up along with his siblings. He was interested in baseball from his childhood and played for several clubs during his high school.
Tom attended Fresno High School where he played as a pitcher in baseball. Later, he joined the University of Southern California and awarded a scholarship for winning the national tournament with a grand slam, while playing for the Alaska Goldpanner of Fairbanks.
Tom Seaver Career
Seaver signed a contract with the Atlanta Braves while attending the University of Southern California, in 1996 but was voided by Baseball Commissioner William Eckert. Afterward, he joined the New York Mets in 1967 and started his professional baseball career.
During his time in Atlanta, he along with his team won their First World Series championship.
During his professional career for 20 years, Tom Seaver made 311 wins, 61 shutouts, 3640 strikeouts, and 2.86 average run.
He has won numerous awards and titles during his professional career among them some of the prestigious awards and titles includes the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992, the National League Rookie of the Year Award in 1967, Nl Cy Young Awards for the league’s best pitcher three times.
Tom Seaver was also able to write his name in the history of baseball is one of the best starting pitchers. After a long journey in baseball, he retired in 1986.
Tom Seaver Personal life
On 9th June 1996, Tom married his long-term girlfriend, Nancy Lynn Mclntyre. The couple is blessed with two daughters; Sarah and Annie. It’s been 21 years since they tied the knot and still are together. The couple is living happily together along with their children and no sign and rumors of their divorce till date.
Seaver was diagnosed with Lyme disease since 1991 and suffered from the loss of memory, sleep disorder, nausea, and chemical imbalance since 2012.
He doesn’t even recall his long-term friends. After his treatment in 2013, he is feeling much better but still suffering from some short-term memory otherwise doing well.
Tom Seaver Net worth
Tom earns the good sum of money in his career. He is one of the best start pitchers and had won several matches through which he gains a decent amount of money.
According to different sources, it is found out that his salary from Chicago White Sox in 1985 was $1,130,000 and from Boston Red Sox in 1986 was also $1,130,000.
Tom Seaver also earned a big amount of money from different commercial and endorsement by promoting different brands and fashion lines.
He lives in Calistoga, California and has Seaver Family Vineyards on his 116-acre estate since 2002. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is estimated that Tom Seaver’s net worth is around $10 million.