Seaver nearly doubled the number of total points of all other candidates on the write in ballot, receiving 29.1% of the total points. Piazza finished second with 13.7%, followed by Hodges (13.6%), Wright (4.7%) and Koosman (4.6%).
Seaver pitched 12 seasons (1967-1977, 1983) for the Mets, winning 198 games and compiling a 2.57 ERA. He won the Rookie of the Year Award in 1967, three Cy Young Awards (1969, 1973 and 1975) as was selected to nine All-Star teams as a member of the Mets. He was a member of the 1969 World Series champions and 1973 National League champions.
Fox Sports has announced it will release a new Tom Seaver documentary titled “Seaver” on October 13. The film is produced and directed by Edward Burns. According to the media release from Fox, the film “provides unique insight into Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver — a reclusive icon and his relationship with New York City.”