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In results that were announced on Tuesday, Mike Piazza failed to gain entry to the Hall of Fame, while Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio were all elected. Piazza received 69.9 percent of the vote this year, a huge increase over ...
AOL · 1/6/2015
If you think Mike Piazza is worthy of Cooperstown, you're not alone. For the third year in a row, he drew votes from the majority of the Hall of Fame voters. …But not quite enough to actually get into the Hall of Fame. A candidate needs 75 percent of the ...
Bleacher Report · ByZachary D. Rymer · 1/6/2015
David Lennon has been a staff writer for Newsday since 1991, when he started covering New York City There's no point arguing that Mike Piazza belongs in the Hall of Fame. It's not even a worthwhile debate. By any statistical measure, Piazza should be a ...
Newsday · ByDavid Lennon · 1/7/2015
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Among the teams to have four infielders were the 2006 Yankees (Cano, Jeter, Posada, A-Rod), the 2003 Yankees (Jason Giambi, Jeter, Posada and Alfonso Soriano) and the 1999 Mets (Edgardo Alfonzo, John Olerud …
New York Post · ByJoel Sherman · 1 day ago
His 10 grand slams hit as a catcher (one came as a DH) are tied with Johnny Bench for the third-most in the last 75 seasons, trailing only Mike Piazza (14) and Gary Carter (11). It might be hot down in Texas, but the …
River Ave Blues · 1 day ago
Bill Madden of the Daily News took part in a Hall of Fame roundtable with two of his fellow Daily News scribes. Here is how he dismisses Mike Piazza, the best hitting catcher of all time: But even though he never tested positive, Piazza has not been able ...
NBC Sports · ByCraig Calcaterra · 12/23/2014
Of the four players elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, three have direct ties to New York. Pitchers Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez spent brief portions of their careers with the Yankees and Mets, respectively. And former Houston Astros ...
Wall Street Journal · ByJared Diamond · 1/7/2015
Mike Piazza, the longtime Dodgers and Mets catcher who also made cameos with the Marlins, Padres and Athletics, is one of the greatest offensive catchers in baseball history. It's reasonable to think the only question that remains is which hat does he …
am New York · 1/5/2015
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
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

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 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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