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When Tom Seaver, the greatest player in franchise history, announced he would not be attending the 50th Anniversary celebration of the 1969 World Series team, I was disappointed. When I read why, I was heartbroken.
Seaver, who has been struggling with Lyme Disease, had been diagnosed with early onset dementia. My father lost his battle to this crippling disease. This is so far beyond baseball. First, my dad, then my childhood hero.
We are leveraging Mets Rewind to honor my father and one of the games all-time greats.
Read about the Mets as we dig deeper into memorable moments in franchise history, including games, player profiles and the record books.
The MetsRewind podcast is available through iTunes and Spotify. Listen to former Mets players, coaches, front office personnel and media discuss franchise history.