Frank Fitzpatrick has been an editor and writer at the Inquirer since 1980. A onetime beat writer for the Phillies, Eagles, and Penn State football, he also has covered nine Olympics. A 2000 Pulitzer Prize finalist, he now focuses on sports …
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 …
Rovell reports that the only piece of sports memorabilia to sell for more than Brady's family ring in the past 25 years was Mike Piazza's New York Mets uniform from …
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 …
Piazza, who was the 1,390th player chosen in the 62nd round of the 1992 draft (there are now only 40 rounds), holds the career record for home runs hit by a catcher (427), had 1,335 RBIs, batted .308 for his entire career, and also was the …
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Mike Piazza is back with the New York Mets, working as a spring training instructor. “This is fun for me,” the 12-time All-Star said Monday. “I’m blessed to have these opportunities to do this on a part-time basis.
The 16-year Major League veteran made it official when he was officially introduced as a member of the Cooperstown Class of 2016 in Manhattan on Thursday. Piazza played almost eight full seasons for the Mets, making the World Series with …
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.
Sam Champion officially came out of the closet and announced he is engaged to longtime boyfriend Rubem Robierb. …
As a lifelong Mets fan (you can tell by a photo of me at age 10 dressed as Keith Hernandez for Halloween, and my current aura of despair), I’d hoped Mike Piazza — one of few genuine heroes on the team post-’80s — would be voted into the …