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In National Baseball Hall of Fame voting, Tom Seaver received four-hundred twenty-five votes out of a possible four-hundred thirty — the highest percentage ever received by any player.
On April 22, 1970, Tom Seaver set a record for consecutive strikeouts in a game with ten. Did you know that immediately preceeding that record setting game he was presented with his first Cy Young Award and went on to finish the game with a career high nineteen strikeouts?