Found January 17, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
PLAYERS: Mike PiazzaTom Seaver
TEAMS: New York Mets
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Should the Mets induct Mike Piazza into the Mets Hall of Fame and retire his Number 31 during the 2013 season? Daniel Nelson – It doesn’t matter all that much to me. If I had to make a choice though, I’d say go for it. This season will be a trying year as far as getting fans to Citi Field. Any event the Mets can have to accomplish that will only be beneficial. It does irk me that honoring Piazza in 2013 with a Mets Hall of Fame nod and retiring his number would be done more as a marketing gimmick though. Piazza deserves better than that. I just think the Mets’ front office has done a good job of alienating its fan base lately and these honors next year would definitely save some face. XtreemIcon – Yes, to stick it to the BBWAA. There’s no logical reason why he wasn’t inducted to Cooperstown. They should make a big deal of it, too, and drop lines like “right the wrong” and “rightful title as Hall of Famer.” And they should do it before the Dodgers do. Tie Dyed – Uniform No. 31 should be
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