New York Mets slugger Mike Piazza was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday with an emotional speech before 50,000 people in Cooperstown, NY. His day began early with 7:30 Mass at St. Mary’s Our Lady of the Lake …
Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday — with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame. For Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike
Has he never crunched into a perfectly toasted ravioli from Lombardo's Trattoria? Never once savored the roast beef sandwich — it's better than the world famous burgers, I swear — at O'Connell's Pub? To be 48 years old and not know …
With Mike Piazza getting inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday alongside Ken Griffey Jr., it's interesting to note the Cubs tried to acquire the superstar catcher early in the 1998 season. The Marlins acquired Piazza from the …
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — No. 1 and No. 1,390. Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza began their professional baseball careers in wildly different places. Griffey, the dynamic and seemingly always youthful star, was the No. 1 overall …
Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza watched his former team lose to the San Francisco Giants in the National League Wild Card game from a box at Citi Field. He paired the nail-biting action with a nice glass of red wine because he’s Mike
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Mike Piazza stared at the bare space that soon will be his in the Plaque Gallery at baseball's Hall of Fame and was struck by the moment. "It's a little overwhelming," Piazza said Tuesday after touring the …
Enough about me. This year's vote is about Ken Griffey Jr., and Mike Piazza, whose very different and distinctive resumes were rewarded with election to Cooperstown. Griffey received a record 99.32 percent of the vote. Don't ask me what the …
Nelly has promised to bring baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza back to eat in the rapper's hometown of St. Louis after Piazza spoke ill of the city's restaurant scene. Piazza recently bought in an Italian soccer club. He told the New York …
Baseball’s ivory tower has weighed in, at news dump time on a random Wednesday in January. Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza are the new #HOF members …