Tagged: ‘Mike Piazza’

New York Mets Set to Retire Mike Piazza’s Number July 30th
January 25th, 2016 at 1:23 PM
After all these years, Tom Seaver will have company on the outfield wall at Citi Field. The New York Mets announced today that they will retire Mike Piazza's number 31 on July 30th during a pre-game ceremony at Citi Field. Piazza, who was elected to the Hall of Fame on...

Hall of Famers Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. were Almost New York Mets’ Teammates
January 10th, 2016 at 5:32 AM
Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. became teammates on the Hall of Fame squad on Wednesday, gaining election to Cooperstown. The pair were two of the game's superstars of the mid to late 1990's, and it is fitting that they will enter the Hall together. While Piazza spent most of...

New York Mets Planning on Retiring Mike Piazza’s Number
January 8th, 2016 at 4:07 PM
Unlike their crosstown rivals in the Bronx, the New York Mets don't retire a lot of numbers. While the New York Yankees have retired 18 numbers in their illustrious history, the Mets have retired only three numbers in their 54 year history. Only one of those numbers, 41, belongs to...

Mike Piazza Will Wear New York Mets Cap on Hall of Fame Plaque
January 7th, 2016 at 3:26 PM
With Mike Piazza finally getting elected to the Hall of Fame, there was one major question left to settle. The major decision for Piazza was whether to enter the Hall of Fame with either a Los Angeles Dodgers logo on his cap or the New York Mets' logo. Piazza acknowledged...

Mike Piazza Elected to Hall of Fame
January 6th, 2016 at 7:37 PM
Mike Piazza's long wait to get to Cooperstown is finally over. After four long years on the ballot, the former New York Mets' legend finally gained entry to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame tonight. Piazza will be part of the two person class of 2016, serving as the...