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Mike Piazza, the greatest hitting catcher in the history of baseball, is best known for his time with the Los Angeles Dodgers (1992-1998) and the New York Mets (1998-2005). LONG SHOT (Simon & Schuster; February 12, 2013; $27.00) is Piazza’s candid, surprising, and inspiring autobiography, from his inauspicious draft selection tothe achievements that earned him 58% of the vote for the Hall of Fame on his first appearance on the ballot. Full of behind-scenes-stories, LONG SHOT provides invaluable insight on the most controversial era in Major League Baseball. Piazza addresses many of the controversies that dogged his career, including his dramatic confrontation with Roger Clemens at the 2000 World Series, rumors of being gay, and the steroid controversy that hovered over the sport during his time. He describes the thrill of his game-winning home run on September 21, 2001, the first sporting event in New York after the 9/11 tragedy, and adjusting to life after baseball...
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