Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 1/11/13

26 Oct 1998: Mike Piazza of the New York Mets shakes hands with Mets Owners Fred Wilpon (R) and Nelson Doubleday (L) during a Press Conference in New York City, New York. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport
Major League Baseball officially announced their choices for the Hall of Fame. Well, actually, they didn’t announce anyone this year. The big controversy is that baseball writers did not elect a single player for baseball’s highest honor. While I understand the dilemma they faced with names like Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, there are others who were equally worthy that were passed over for suspicion of PED’s. Names like Curt Schilling, Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio and, of course, our beloved Mike Piazza. The news isn’t all bad for Piazza however. He is coming out with a book soon that will deny his involvement with the steroid era. That, in and of itself could boost him over the top this time next year. Until then, the New York Mets have another option for Queens favorite catcher of the last decade. It seems that the Mets Hall of Fame Committee will be meeting before Spring Training to decide on any inductees into the Mets HOF honor. Piazza has a solid chance of making that c...
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