Tagged: ‘Hall of Fame’

Mike Piazza Optimistic About Hall of Fame Chances
December 13th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
Former New York Mets' catcher Mike Piazza has faced a long road to induction into Cooperstown. Despite being considered by some as the greatest offensive catcher of all time, Piazza has failed to gain entry to the Hall of Fame in his first two years of eligibility. After being included...

Mike Piazza Misses Out on Hall of Fame for Second Consecutive Year
January 8th, 2014 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced their newest members today. For the second year in a row, former New York Mets' catcher Mike Piazza will not be invited to the party. Piazza was not elected to the Hall of Fame again, receiving 62.2% of the vote. The Hall of...

Does Mike Piazza Have a Shot at the Hall of Fame This Season?
January 4th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
A year after there were no living Hall of Fame inductees for the first time since 1965, baseball's most hallowed halls are preparing to see if there will be new members admitted this season. While the addition of Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux to the ballot pretty much ensures living...

Dwight “Doc” Gooden: the New York Mets’ Pitching Phenom
August 20th, 2013 at 4:02 PM
Dwight Gooden, better known as "Dr. K," or even "Doc," gave the New York Mets the best 10 years of his career. Making his debut on April 7, 1984, the then 19-year-old made a statement that Mets fans would talk about for years. During his debut season, Doc became known for...

Mike Piazza Among Notable Class Snubbed for Hall of Fame
January 9th, 2013 at 7:09 PM
Today was supposed to be one of baseball's best days of the year, when the Hall of Fame announces the results of its voting class. Wednesday was anticipated to be a big ballot as first timers included all time home run king Barry Bonds, star pitcher Roger Clemens, 3,000 hit...

Former Mets Great Mike Piazza Eligible for Hall of Fame
November 28th, 2012 at 2:50 PM
While negotiations are still on going with the current face of the franchise, David Wright, New York Mets fans may have some exciting news to look forward too about the last face of the franchise. That would be Mike Piazza, who is eligible for the Hall of Fame for the...