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By Eric Umphrey
The Times 

Hey kid get me a Coke

 

September 10, 2020

Baseball lost two Hall-of-Famers this week. Tom Seaver and Lou Brock passed within six days of each other. Tom Seaver was seventy-five years old, and Lou Brock was eighty-one. During their careers, they would face each other one hundred and fifty-seven times. Brock hit .250/.274/.362 off of Seaver with ten doubles and a home run. Seaver struck Brock out twenty-one times and walked him four times in all of those at-bats.

The two first met in a locker room before the 1967 all-star game. Tom Seaver told the following story during a SportsNet New York (SNY) interview many years ago. Seaver arri...



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