Originally posted on i70baseball  |  Last updated 1/8/13
With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2013, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame. There are twenty four men on the ballot for the first time this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements. You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives: Cooperstown Choices 2013 menu at the top of the page. In this article, we take a look at Mike Piazza Mike Piazza One of the most prolific hitting catchers of all time, Piazza hits the ballot after a 16 year career.  During that career, he would appear in 12 All Star games and win 10 Silver Slugger Awards and the Rookie Of The Year Award in 1993. Year Tm G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ 1992 LAD 21 69 5 16 3 0 1 7 0 4 12 .232 .284 .319 .603 72 1993 LAD 149 547 81 174 24 2 35 112 3 46 86 .318 .370 .561 .932 153 1994 LAD 107 405 64 129 18 0 24 92 1...
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