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Piazza Not Expected To Be Elected Into The Hall Of Fame

Per a report by ESPN New York's Adam Rubin, when the 2014 Baseball Hall Of Fame class is announced at 2pm today, Mike Piazza's name will not be called.  This will be the second time in as many years, since he becoming eligible last year.Rubin cites reports from Baseball Think Factory which indicate that Piazza has only 68.6 percent of the vote on the ballots that have been...
Via Effing Mets
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Stiller almost made a movie called 'Go to Hell, Mike Piazza'

Apparently there’s more to life than being really, really ridiculously good looking. Like hating Mike Piazza. Just ask Remy “Slider” Thompson, the fictional character Hollywood star Ben Stiller would have played had his script for Go To Hell, Mike Piazza ever come to fruition. Stiller wrote the script in 2001, the year after his hometown Yankees defeated the cross-town rival...
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Was it a mistake when Mets enshrined Mike Piazza into their Hall of Fame?

On September 29, 2013, the Mets entered catcher Mike Piazza into the Mets Hall of Fame Museum. Piazza is currently a Cooperstown Hall of Fame candidate and will be trying to be a second ballot Hall of Fame inductee this upcoming vote. He is also regarded as the greatest hitting catcher of all time, and one of the greatest New York Mets of all time. But was the timing of putting Piazza...
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Piazza to perform with Miami ballet?

On May 3, former MLB star catcher Mike Piazza will have a cameo role in a performance at the internationally-acclaimed Miami City Balleton.

Via The Other Paper
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Meeting Mike Piazza and My Collection Of My Childhood Hero.

I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Mike Piazza at a book signing last night in Pasadena. Piazza was appearing and putting pen to paper on copies of his just-released autobiography, Long Shot. I purchased one copy and headed out to meet my childhood hero.I met up with Arno from I'm Ballsy and also met Martin from True To The Blue for the first time. Only copies of the book...
Via Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Piazza Admits to taking Now-banned Substances

Former Los Angeles Dodger and 12-time All-Star Mike Piazza admitted to taking amphetamines and Androstenedione during his career. Earlier, Piazza reiterated his long standing denial of taking performance-enhancing drugs during his career. However, in his book, Longshot, he addresses the accusations even further. When asked, if he ever used performance-enhancing drugs during his baseball...
Via Dodgers Rumors
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Piazza: I took karate lessons to prepare for Clemens

Mike Piazza said in his new book that he took karate lessons to prepare for fighting Roger Clemens. Here are some other funny excerpts.

Via The Other Paper
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Piazza disappointed with Hall voting

Mike Piazza is promoting his new book, and during a recent interview he denied ever taking steroids, and he expressed disappointment with the Hall of Fame voting.

Via Mets Merized Online
February 09, 2013  |  4 Comments

Piazza to address PED rumors in book

Mike Piazza was denied by the Hall of Fame this year. The former catcher will address PED rumors in his upcoming book.

Via Bush League Chronicle
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

The Case Against Mike Piazza

Murray Chass claims he knows Mike Piazza used steroids. Wait, before you start mumbling expletives at Chass under your breath, keep reading. The former New York Times reporter is not alone. Joel Sherman, a columnist for the New York Post, also raised suspicion about the Mets former catcher. Both Chass and Sherman covered the Mets in the Piazza era. These guys spent a lot of time...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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