Tom Veryzer, 1953-2014
Former New York Mets infielder Tom Veryzer died yesterday at age 61, according to reports on Twitter.
Veryzer spent parts of 12 seasons in the major leagues between 1973 and 1984, playing for the Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians New York Mets and Chicago Cubs.
A Long Island native, Veryzer played in 40 games for the 1982 Mets. For more details about his career, check out Nick Diunte‘s article for Examiner.com.