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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
target="_blank">interview with ESPN New York's Adam Rubin, Piazza expressed optimism about his Hall of Fame chances this year. Piazza received 62.2% of the votes from the Baseball Writers of America voters last year and needs to receive 75% of the …
Sports Media 101 · 12/13/2014
This week on The Broke and the Beautiful, former baseball great Mike Piazza is interested in buying Parma, and film studio Relativity Media is doing some refinancing. Also, Teresa Giudice made her first tweet from prison.
The Wall Street Journal · ByMelanie Cohen · 6/5/2015
He's the greatest hitting catcher of all-time, statistically speaking. But he's still not a Hall of Famer, at least by Cooperstown standards. Four players will be inducted this summer into the Baseball Hall of Fame after Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John ...
Asbury Park Press · 1/6/2015
Former Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza is out with his memoir and in it he reiterates what he said publicly in 2002 -- he is not gay. The New York Post has excerpts from the book: "I found it hugely insulting that people …
SB Nation OutSports · 2/13/2013
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
Sam Champion officially came out of the closet and announced he is engaged to longtime boyfriend Rubem Robierb. Champion, who has been a personality and anchor on “Good Morning America” for years, will marry Robierb, a New York-based Brazilian …
International Business Times · ByJeff Stone · 10/6/2012
NEW YORK — Mike Piazza was never one to hide his emotions. The former New York Mets slugger wiped away tears and his voice quavered Sunday as he addressed a near-capacity crowd at Citi Field, where Piazza was inducted into the team's Hall of …
The Christian Science Monitor · 9/30/2013
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

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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 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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