Tom Seaver - Broadcasting Career

Broadcasting Career

Since retirement, Seaver has sometimes been a television color commentator, working variously for the Mets, the New York Yankees, and with Vin Scully in 1989 for NBC. Seaver replaced Joe Garagiola as NBC's lead baseball color commentator. He worked as an analyst for Yankees telecasts on WPIX from 1989-1993 and for Mets telecasts on WPIX from 1999-2005, making him one of three sportscasters to be regular announcers for both teams; the others are Fran Healy and Tim McCarver. He has also worked as a part-time scout, and as a spring training pitching coach. Seaver's TV experience dates back to his playing career, when he was invited into the TV booths for the 1977 and 1978 World Series on ABC and NBC, respectively.

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