In addition to being the furthest home run hit this season, Taylor’s blast was also the third longest in the history of Coors field, after a 1997 Mike Piazza dinger, and a 2012 homer by Stanton. Taylor came only seven …
Uproxx · 8/21/2015
Another component visiting fans might enjoy is the recognition of the Mets’ history. There are signs everywhere of old players; including Mike Piazza, Tom Seaver and World Series champion manager Gil Hodges, among others. The one knock is the … · 22 hours ago
But then we all remember the Yankees winning the pennant that year, and the image of Mets’ catcher Mike Piazza going deep to give the Mets a 3-2 lead in the 8th inning against Atlanta in the first game after the … · 8/25/2015
Red Sox
More than likely, sometime Tuesday morning, we’re going to see that Chester County’s own Mike Piazza, hands down the best hitting catcher in baseball, just missed getting elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame. Again. No, it wasn’t because of Piazza ... · 8/28/2015
The Mets beat the Phillies, 16-4, in that one with two homers from Jose Reyes and Victor Diaz and one each from Mike Piazza, Doug Mientkiewicz and David Wright. Wright hit the first homer for the Mets on Monday … · 8/25/2015
Sometimes it's a thing as overblown and innocuous as Clemens tossing a broken bat in the general direction of the Mets' Mike Piazza. Once, it was Reggie Jackson sticking his thigh into the path of a thrown ball in a …
Dallas News · ByTim Cowlishaw · 5 hours ago
World Series
I spotted spectators wearing gear for at least half the Major League teams. A kid in our section had a Mike Piazza Mets shirt and another guy sported the untenable combination of a Yankees jersey and a Red Sox cap.
Fort Worth Weekly · 8/25/2015
After the 1998 season, it was a “forgone conclusion” that Mike Piazza would leave the Mets. It was reported that he did not like New York and was uncomfortable with the passion (sometimes negative passion) of the fans. But ownership swooped in after ...
Rising Apple · 3 hours ago
Many writers omitted Mike Piazza's name from their Hall Of Fame ballots due to skepticism about his muscular physique. Did he magically become a powerhouse overnight? Today we debunk that pernicious myth. "There was nothing more obvious than …
Amazin' Avenue SB Nation · 1/9/2014
The Hall of Fame voting will be revealed at 2 p.m. EST today. From their showings on the ballots that have been publicly revealed, four players are almost certain to make it in; a whole mess are guaranteed to fall well short. There is only one borderline ...
Dead Spin · 1/6/2015

Mike Piazza

Baseball Player
Michael Joseph Piazza is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a catcher, most notably for …
Michael Joseph Piazza is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a catcher, most notably for the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers with whom he was named the National League Rookie of the Year. He also played for the Florida Marlins, San Diego Padres, and Oakland Athletics.
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