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The official Hall of Fame ballot, with Mike Piazza‘s name on it once again, will be released on November 24. Results of the election will be announced on January 6. Could this year be the one where Piazza rightfully gains entry? Writes Ron Chimelis about ...
Rising Apple · 11/17/2014
Wait Till Next Year is the glorious memoir by Doris Kearns Goodwin describing her youth as a fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers and their quest to win an elusive World Series in the 1950s. It also serves as the new mantra of Mike Piazza, who became a slugging ...
Sports On Earth · 1/6/2015
A biography of Mike Piazza comes out Tuesday, and he reportedly addresses everything you'd want a Mike Piazza bio to address. Did he do steroids? ("No.") Should he be in the Hall of Fame? ("Yes.") What was up with that "I'm not gay" press conference?
YAHOO · ByDavid Brown · 2/12/2013
The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York will announce its new members Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. Some of the greatest players in baseball history are on the ballot. There's Roger Clemens, arguably the game's greatest pitcher, and Barry …
Capital New York · ByHoward Megdal · 1/9/2013
For the next several days, we at Eye On Baseball will be breaking down the cases of each candidate on the BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot for 2015. We'll present the pros and cons of each player as they relate to existing Hall of Fame standards and then …
CBS Sports · 12/16/2014
Mike Piazza's autobiography will be released a month from now. And in a development that should surprise nobody, he will not cop to taking performance-enhancing drugs. Of course, that's not to say a confession is necessary. But Piazza's biographer …
USA Today · ByGabe Lacques · 1/11/2013
Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Mike Piazza just missed being elected to the Hall of Fame. The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced Tuesday that Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio have been elected into …
Yahoo Finance · 1/8/2015
Any resemblance between the Mets catcher Mike Piazza and the catcher in the song cycle “Stepping Into the Batter’s Box, He Hears His Father’s Voice” is, Robert Paterson said, purely intentional. Mr. Paterson should know. He wrote the music for …
The New York Times · ByJames Barron · 2/29/2012
Mike Piazza has not set foot in Dodger Stadium since his retirement. When the Dodgers offered to honor him with a bobblehead night last season, Piazza declined. "He doesn't want to come back because he thinks the fans will boo," former Dodgers …
Los Angeles Times · ByBill Shaikin · 2/13/2013
Mike Piazza’s book titled “Long Shot” has been published by the New York Times and the former catcher openly talks about his major league career which spanned 16 seasons. A 62nd round player rising to stardom, that was the career of Mike Piazza.
Tire Ball · 2/11/2013

Mike Piazza

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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 Los Angeles Dodgers, with whom he was named the National League Rookie of the Year, and the New York Mets. He also played for the Florida Marlins, San Diego Padres, and Oakland Athletics.
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