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Mike Piazza will forever be the last Mets player to wear No. 31. Piazza's number will be retired by the Mets on July 30 prior to the team's game against the Rockies. Piazza, who will be inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame …
American-Republican · 1/26/2016
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Business is in his blood. Mike Piazza, the all-time great catcher for the New York Mets, stayed close to baseball after closing the door on his playing career. But he did not jump in with both feet, instead choosing to pursue an entrepreneur’s life after ...
Fox Business · 10/28/2015
Mike Piazza was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday, so today seems like a good time to pay homage to one of baseball’s finest dinger artists. I have a vivid memory of watching the moonshot in the video above, which remains the longest …
Dead Spin · 1/7/2016
NEW YORK, Jan. 26 (UPI) --Mike Piazza will join Tom Seaver as the only players to have their New York Mets jersey's retired when he has his No. 31 celebrated Saturday, July 30 at Citi Field. Piazza, 47, played eight seasons for the Mets. He smacked 427 ...
United Press International · 1/26/2016
This has been a very good month for Mets fans. Mike Piazza was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on January 6th, Yoenis Cespedes agreed to a three year contract with the Mets on Saturday, and today it …
mlbreports.com · 1/25/2016
Yoenis Cespedes
We already looked at Derek Jeter today, so let's stay with the New York theme and look at the career of another baseball icon, Mike Piazza. Piazza is in the news of course due to his new book, but he isn't just a superstar that I want to write about to ...
SB Nation Minor League Ball · ByJohn Sickels · 2/15/2013
It was June 30, 2000, a Friday, and the New York Mets were playing the Atlanta Braves on Channel 11, New York's WPIX. At the time, being able to watch any Mets game was a rarity. I was only 9 years old at the time, and my parents couldn't afford cable …
The Huffington Post · 1/7/2016
After not garnering enough votes for election to the Hall of Fame during his first three years on the ballot, Mike Piazza will find out a week from today if the fourth time will be the charm. Piazza has climbed closer to election during each of his years ...
Rising Apple · 12/31/2015
Mike Piazza played five games for the Marlins in 1998, and I saw one of them by total accident. I was living in Los Angeles at the time, and I was flying to St. Louis for one of my yearly Cardinals baseball trips with my father. I was walking through LAX ...
Sports On Earth · 1/6/2016
This week: Mike Piazza and Ivan Rodriguez ... Chances examines the Baseball Hall of Fame case of one candidate each week. Series author and Sporting News contributor Graham Womack writes regularly about the Hall of Fame and other topics related to ...
Sporting News · 12/22/2015

Mike Piazza

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Michael Joseph Piazza is an American former professional baseball catcher who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1992–200…
Michael Joseph Piazza is an American former professional baseball catcher who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1992–2007. He played most notably for the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers, while also having brief stints with the Florida Marlins, San Diego Padres, and Oakland Athletics. A 12-time All-Star and 10-time Silver Slugger Award winner at catcher, Piazza produced strong offensive numbers at his position; in his career, he recorded 427 home runs—a record 396 of which were hit as catcher—along with a.308 batting average and 1,335 runs batted in.