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Watch: Mets unveil Tom Seaver statue on opening day

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It’s opening day for the New York Mets.

And ahead of the first pitch against the Diamondbacks, the Mets organization unveiled a new statue outside of Citi Field honoring the late great Tom Seaver.

Watch the ceremony below.

Seaver, a 12-time MLB All-Star pitcher, played 10 seasons in New York and was a key cog for The Miracle Mets team that won the title in 1969.

The legendary Met has a long list of accolades, including winning three NL Cy Young Awards, all in the Blue and Orange (1969, 1973, 1975), tossing a no-hitter on June 16, 1978, and was NL Rookie of the Year (1967). The Mets retired his No. 41 and he’s part of the team’s hall of fame.

Seaver died in August 2020 due to complications from Lewy body dementia and COVID-19. He was 75.