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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
On the list of people who hold grudges against Roger Clemens, former Mets catcher Mike Piazza has some pretty legitimate reasons to be near the top. After being struck in the head by the Yankees pitcher back in 2000, Piazza finally decided to prepare a …
New England Sports Network · 2/10/2013
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
Mike Piazza would never exist today. He would have to be created by the Hollywood machine that once embraced him. He was taken in the 62nd round of the 1988 baseball draft. There are no longer 62 rounds in the draft. He was given a private tryout at a ...
Los Angeles Times · 2/18/2013
There will always be that divide among Baseball Hall of Fame voters over the steroid/PED issue — as there will with the public at large. Do guys who enhanced belong in the Hall of Fame? It’s a moral issue to some, chiefly older, voters, no less ...
Sports Grid · 1/6/2015
As balloting for the Baseball Hall of Fame geared up earlier this winter, rumors began to circulate about why the release of Mike Piazza’s book was being pushed back to February, a month after the voting would be concluded and the final results tabulated.
New York Times · ByDavid Waldstein · 2/12/2013
Mike Piazza's got a new autobiography in the bookstores, and I spent a week sort of semi-obsessed with it. I can't figure out precisely why this particular ex-ballplayer's memoir got inside my head. But I have a couple of ideas. One, the book is ...
SBN · ByRob Neyer · 2/27/2013
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
We're not sure 16 major league seasons crouching behind the plate is the best preparation for a stint in ballet, but former Dodgers, Marlins and Mets great Mike Piazza will give it a shot anyway when he takes the stage for the Miami City Ballet next month.
YAHOO · ByMark Townsend · 4/18/2013
Here’s an update on how past or present New York baseball writers filled out their 2015 Hall of Fame ballots: There’s still no love for Yankees great Don Mattingly, but former Mets superstar catcher Mike Piazza is picking up steam in his quest to be ...
New Jersey Online · 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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