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This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met

17 years ago today, Mike Piazza became a New York Met after the Florida Marlins swapped him for Preston Wilson, Geoff Goetz, and Ed Yarnell. Little did both General Managers know, this trade would create a New York icon. I am a Mets fan of the millennium, so it was only natural that Mike Piazza became my first favorite player. Piazza was the reason I became a catcher in little league...
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May 22, 1998 – The Mike Piazza Trade

It was 16 years ago today that the Mets acquired Mike Piazza from the Florida Marlins. Oh, if we could only make the same kind of trade today ! A legitimate cleanup hitter, certainly one of the best in the game for one major-league ready prospect in Preston Wilson and two maybes in Geoff Goetz and Ed Yarnall, neither of whom ever contributed on the major league level. Of course...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Preston Wilson Q&A: Marlins showing maturation

Snazzy suits and baseball insight to boot. Preston Wilson enters his third season with the FOX Sports Florida staff as a pregame and postgame analyst for select Marlins Live shows throughout 2014. Wilson spent 10 years in the big leagues, including five with the Marlins from 1998-2002, finishing as a .264 hitter with 189 home runs and 668 RBI. As a rookie center fielder, Wilson led...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

L.J. Mazzilli Hoping To Become Part Of Next Mets Father/Son Combo

Matt Yallof, who is the co-host of The Rundown on MLB Network, wrote a post today today that compared L.J. Mazzilli and his potential rise to Queens, as fitting as it was for the previous Father/Son combos to play with the Mets like, Sandy and Roberto Alomar and Mookie and Preston Wilson did before him. Yallof shared what the younger Mazzilli’s thoughts are about the...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Mazzilli’s Could Be The Next Father And Son Combo To Play In Queens

Matt Yallof, who is the co-host of The Rundown on MLB Networt, wrote a post today that compared L.J. Mazzilli‘s potential rise to Queens, as fitting as it was for the previous Father/Son combos to play with the Mets like, Sandy and Roberto Alomar and Mookie and Preston Wilson did before him. Yallof shared what the younger Mazzilli’s thoughts are about the possibility of one...
Via MetsMinor.net
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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