NEWS: Baseball Hall of Famer Tom Seaver battles Lyme disease
The NY Daily News’ Bill Madden reports: “It’s been a living hell of uncertainty, confusion, depression and downright fear.”
New York Daily News, March 15, 2013
by Bill Madden
TAMPA — The voice on the other end of the phone was once again that of a joyful winemaker whose lust for life, fun and good spirits has known no bounds.
But as Tom Seaver confided, in and around expressing his elation at what it was like just to feel good again for more than one day, his life over the last nine months has been anything but joyful.
In fact, it’s been a living hell of uncertainty, confusion, depression and downright fear. The Mets’ “Franchise,” author of 311 career victories and the highest vote plurality (98.84%) of any player elected to the Hall of Fame, was back at work at his vineyard in Calistoga, Calif., when I reached him.