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Hall Of Fame Regrets Tom Seaver’s Decline

Hall Of Fame Regrets

Tom Seaver’s Decline

Mets’ Pitcher Has Dementia, Family Says

Tom Seaver on the Induction podium in Cooperstown.

COOPERSTOWN – Hall of FameR Tom Seaver’s family announced today that, due to dementia, he is “retiring from public life.”

“Tom will continue to work in his beloved vineyard at his California home,” The Hall said in a statement, “but has chosen to completely retire from public life.

“The family is deeply appreciative of those who have supported Tom throughout his career, on and off the field, and who do so now by honoring his request for privacy.

“We join Tom in sending warmest regards to everyone.”

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