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Starting pitchers are breaking down in a hurry in spring training

...or even 20-30 years ago, but guys back then could throw until they drop," Schmidt said, naming Robin Roberts, Tom Seaver and Nolan Ryan. "As time went by, new pitches started to come into vogue: the cutter, the splitter, crazy change-ups...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-13/starting-pitchers-are-br
New National Baseball Hall of Fame class shares laughter, admiration

...and baseball Hall of Famer:"Tom Seaver is walking behind me as I'm going...know that's USC alumni baseball. Tom Seaver yelled out, 'Tiger, Tiger, Tiger...friends with now since then, the great Tom Seaver, helped me with my suitcase on my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-07/new-national-baseball-ha
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez should be elected to hall of fame easily

...most ever.Like Johnson, Pedro Martinez is a virtual certainty to be enshrined in July. Each has a chance to break Tom Seaver's record of 98.84 percent of the ballots cast.Also like Johnson, Martinez was an imposing presence on the mound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-02/randy-johnson-pedro-mart
Jose Abreu, Jacob deGrom earn Rookie of the Year honors

...1986 as the only pitchers to accomplish the feat since 1900.DeGrom became the fifth Mets winner of the award, joining Tom Seaver (1967), Jon Matlack (1972), Darryl Strawberry (1983) and Dwight Gooden (1984).

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-10/jose-abreu-jacob-degrom-
Another strike would be good for minor leagues

...really bad thing for baseball. So bad, that 40 of the game's all-time greats - from Al Kaline to Willie Mays to Tom Seaver - sent a letter to commissioner Bud Selig and players union director Don Fehr, urging them to fix this huge mess and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/01/oth_350256.shtml
Other sports
Minor leaguer strikes out 12 in a row

...Aberdeen's 6-3 loss to the Jamestown Jammers. The major league record for consecutive strikeouts is 10, set by Tom Seaver of the New York Mets on April 22, 1970. Ramirez began by inducing a groundout to short. He then struck out the next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/25/bas_420084.shtml
Baseball
Ripken, Gwynn head to Hall

...picked by 537 voters and appeared on 98.53 percent of ballots to finish with the third-highest percentage behind Tom Seaver (98.84) and Nolan Ryan (98.79). The former Baltimore Orioles shortstop said he was both relieved and euphoric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/10/bas_111964.shtml
Baseball
Fantasy Baseball: Rookies are unpredictable

...the year, including Jackie Robinson (1947), Willie Mays (1951), Frank Robinson (1956), Pete Rose (1963), Tom Seaver (1967), Eddie Murray (1977), Cal Ripken (1982) and Mark McGwire (1987). But for nearly each of those, there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/17/bas_369925.shtml
Baseball
Two minutes with Russ Morman

...Famers and perennial all-stars throughout your career. Who are some of the names that stand out. A: "I played with Tom Seaver, Jerry Reuss, Steve Carlton, Carlton Fisk and Harold Baines in Chicago, then with George Brett, Frank White and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/21/gja_373181.shtml
GreenJackets
Diaz's blunder costs Braves

...dirt. Nolasco's nine consecutive strikeouts in one game were one short of the big league record set by Hall of Famer Tom Seaver for the New York Mets on April 22, 1970, against San Diego. Seaver struck out 19 in that game at Shea Stadium, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/01/bra_550181.shtml
Braves