If the Baseball Hall of Fame believes in honesty, Mike Piazza’s plaque will feature a New York Mets logo on his cap and a chip on his shoulder, placed there by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Piazza’s legacy in New York is simple. From 1998 to …
One of the greatest baseball players of all time and Hall of Famer, Mike Piazza is also the owner of Serie C side AC Reggiana 1919. Today, via Twitter, Ted Philipakos announced that he will join the club as the new CEO. Mr. Philipakos …
The previous weekend, Mike Piazza went through the ultimate baseball honor: enshrinement in the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Still, there was something special about his uniform No. 31 being retired by the Mets at Citi Field on …
The best hitting catcher in Major League history missed a Hall of Fame election for the third straight year on Tuesday, but Mike Piazza likely won’t have to wait much longer: He appears bound for induction in 2016. Last year’s nearest miss, …
There is no doubt in Tom Lasorda’s mind: Mike Piazza belongs in baseball’s Hall of Fame. “Absolutely,” said Lasorda, the former Dodgers manager. “He has more home runs than any catcher in the history of the game. He has a lifetime …
It all happened so quickly. One pitch and a swing later, the sharp shard of a broken bat flew toward the pitcher's mound. Then, with a flick of the wrist, New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens threw that piece of bat in front of New York …
HOUSTON -- Roger Clemens shrugged off Mike Piazza's comments in his autobiography that he took karate lessons after he was beaned by the pitcher, just in case they had another confrontation. The former New York Mets catcher …
Mike Piazza ventured into a territory generally considered off limits when he criticized iconic Dodgers announcer Vin Scully in his new book, “Long Shot.” Piazza’s book was released this week, and news outlets have been sharing …
Long Shot is the autobiography of former major league catcher Mike Piazza, who collaborated with Lonnie Wheeler to write the book. The title of the autobiography is symbolic, because it defines Piazza in multiple ways. For one, Piazza
I came across Mike Piazza, former baseball player and now, apparently, die-hard Italian soccer fan, in the Sao Paulo airport Saturday morning. Who knew? Piazza, the former Dodgers and Mets catcher who finished his 16-year major …