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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
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
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
There will always be that divide among Baseball Hall of Fame voters over the steroid/PED issue — as there will with the public at large. Do guys who enhanced belong in the Hall of Fame? It’s a moral issue to some, chiefly older, voters, no less ...
Sports Grid · 1/6/2015
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
On the list of people who hold grudges against Roger Clemens, former Mets catcher Mike Piazza has some pretty legitimate reasons to be near the top. After being struck in the head by the Yankees pitcher back in 2000, Piazza finally decided to prepare a …
New England Sports Network · 2/10/2013
Mike Piazza's autobiography will be released a month from now. And in a development that should surprise nobody, he will not cop to taking performance-enhancing drugs. Of course, that's not to say a confession is necessary. But Piazza's biographer …
USA Today · ByGabe Lacques · 1/11/2013
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
In one of the great twists of fate in sports history, Roger Clemens and Mike Piazza both played their last major league games in 2007, and thus both become eligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame in the election whose results will be announced tomorrow.
unclemikesmusings.blogspot.com · 1/8/2013
Let's take a look back at some contemporary accounts of Mike Piazza's at-one-time obvious Hall of Fame career. It's a famous story now that Piazza was drafted in the 62nd round and only as a favor to Los Angeles manager (and Piazza's godfather) …
Baseball Propectus · 1/7/2013

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 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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