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Mike Piazza

Mike Piazza (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Look Who’s Here! Piazza Tutoring Mets’ Catchers At Spring Training

“Obviously, I feel like I got a lot out of my abilities when I played, so if I can just talk to some young guys and maybe put a little thought to help advance their careers, it’s very rewarding.”

03/03/2014

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Mike Piazza’s Memoir ‘Long Shot’ Chronicles His Career And Controversies

His New York Times bestselling memoir LONG SHOT (written with Lonnie Wheeler), now available in paperback, chronicles his career and the occasional controversies that followed him.

02/18/2014

Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hall Acknowledges Calls For Reform, Says Proposal Up To BBWAA

The BBWAA has voted on Hall of Fame candidates since 1936, and elections have become more controversial in recent years as stars tainted by accusations of steroids use have fallen well short of the 75 percent needed for entry to Cooperstown.

01/10/2014

Mike Piazza (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Leo Mazzone On WFAN: Piazza Belongs In Hall Of Fame; Bonds, Clemens Too

“I’d rather face (Jeff) Bagwell and (Craig) Biggio than Piazza,” Mazzone told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Thursday afternoon.

01/09/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Opening Up A Thursday Extravaganza

It was announced on Wednesday that Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas will be inducted with the rest of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame class. Not on the list? Mike Piazza.

WFAN–01/09/2014

Tom Glavine (Photo by Steven R. Schaefer/AFP/Getty Images), Greg Maddux (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Frank Thomas (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baseball Writers Send Maddux, Glavine And Thomas To Cooperstown

The BBWAA made amends for last year’s controversial shutout on Wednesday, electing a trio of players to the Hall of Fame. Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas gained election, with Craig Biggio falling just short.

01/08/2014

Mike Piazza (Photo by Bernie Nunez/Getty Images)

0 For 2: Mike Piazza Snubbed By Hall Voters Again

Piazza was named on 62.2 percent of the ballots (355 of 571), well shy of the 75 percent needed for induction. The Mets great received 57.8 percent in his first year of eligibility in 2013.

01/08/2014

Mike Piazza (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Mike Piazza Expected To Fall Short On Hall Of Fame Ballot

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas and Craig Biggio are projected to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, according to the report.

01/07/2014

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA Member

Remember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.

11/27/2013

Ben Stiller (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for The Nantucket Film Festival) and Mike Piazza (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Report: Ben Stiller Almost Made Movie With Mike Piazza In Early 2000s

Stiller was set to play a man who grew up on the same day as Piazza and was classmates with him. Stiller grew to hate Piazza for many reasons and became determined to exact his revenge.

11/07/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Win Season Finale, Finish Season 74-88

The Mets defeated the Brewers on Sunday to finish the 2013 season with a 74-88 record.

09/29/2013

Mike Piazza (credit: Jonathan Daniel / Allsport / Getty Images)

Mets Induct Fan Favorite Mike Piazza Into Team’s Hall Of Fame

The Mets honored former slugger Mike Piazza on Sunday during a 30-minute ceremony at Citi Field before their season finale against Milwaukee.

09/29/2013

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Mets Superfans ‘The 7 Line Army’ Set For Sunday’s Piazza Party

Mike Piazza will be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame before this weekend’s season finale, and 860 blue-shirted die-hards will be there to revel in the proceedings.

09/27/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei: Harvey’s Historic Second-Half Start And More Mets Notes

Harvey did something that the two previous Mets All-Star Game starting pitchers, Tom Seaver and Dwight Gooden, were not able to do; win their first outing after starting a mid-summer classic.

07/22/2013

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Carlos Beltran Could See Himself Going Into Hall Of Fame As A Met

The veteran admitted that, even though he still has years in front of him, he’s thought about going into the Hall as a Met. “It could be, I don’t know how that works,” Beltran said. “I don’t know how you choose that. But yeah, it could happen.”

07/17/2013

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