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  Mike Piazza - MSN Encarta
Mike Piazza, born in 1968, American baseball player who in the 1990s established himself as one of the best-hitting catchers in major league history.
Piazza attended Miami-Dade North Community College in Florida and was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the final round of the June 1988 free-agent draft as a favor to his godfather, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda.
Piazza led the Dodgers to the playoffs twice and was voted the most valuable player (MVP) of the 1996 All-Star Game.
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  Mike Piazza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Piazza helped the Mets to two consecutive playoff appearances in 1999 and 2000, the second resulting in a National League Pennant and World Series appearance; with an unfortunate five-game loss to the crosstown New York Yankees.
Piazza appeared on the September 23, 2004 episode of NBC's The Apprentice.
Mike was the subject—and source—of a hoax involving Teen Wolf starring Michael J. Fox.
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 RotoChamps.com : Mike Piazza
Mike Piazza is expected to be sidelined 4-to-6 weeks with a strained AC joint in his right shoulder.
Mike Piazza's fractured hand is still swollen and he can't grip a bat as of now.
Mike Piazza left tonight's game in the first inning with a bruised left wrist and was taken in for X-rays.
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 Mike Piazza - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Mike Piazza is also well known in Japan for being a Kara-inu which are a tiny breed of louse that are hugely unpopular by Japanese standards.
Mike helped the New York Mets to win 5 World Series rings, 12 National League pennants, and 72 cookie baking contests, but that only was second best when Fred Phelps won 7 world series, 17 national league pennants, and 94 cookie baking contests.
Mike Piazza often has sexual fantasies of John Elway when his alcohol level is 4x the legal limit.
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 Betty's No Good Clothes Shop And Pancake House: 04.2004   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mike Cameron was robbed of a solo home run by Milton Bradley in the sixth and Jason Phillips hit a line drive up the middle in the eighth that might have tied the game had it not connected with Eric Gagne's leg on its way through the infield.
Mike Cameron is not the new Roberto Alomar.
Mike Piazza had a pair of singles in four at bats including one as part of the Mets' eighth inning rally of three singles and a walk that netted two runs.
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 Mike Piazza : USAToday.com - Mike Piazza Biography from USAToday.com
Mike Piazza went 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI to lead the A's to a 7-4 win over the Mariners on Tuesday.
Piazza had two chances to get the double, but his flare to center was caught in the eighth and he struck out in the 10th.
Piazza is due to make about $2.6 million over the remainder of the season, so the A's may have to eat some salary to get a deal done.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Mike Piazza   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Piazza and Todd Zeile went to the Marlins, in return for Gary Sheffield, Charles Johnson, Bobby Bonilla and Jim Eisenreich.
Mike Piazza (born September 4, 1968 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA) is a U.S Major League Baseball player.
Piazza was drafted in the 62nd round of the 1988 draft.
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 Mike Piazza Pictures, News, Video, Bio, Wallpapers
Born Michael Joseph Piazza in Norristown, Pennsylvania on September 4, 1968, Piazza is often recognized as the player with the most hits of any catcher in a generation.
Piazza began his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers and played in the minors for several years before making his professional debut in 1992 for a total of 21 games that season.
In 1998, Piazza was traded to the Florida Marlins mid-season, then one week later was traded to the New York Mets, where he went on to help the team to two consecutive playoff series, the second resulting in a "Subway Series" match that ultimately led to a New York Yankees win in 2000.
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 ESPN.com: MLB - Report: Dodger GM files complaint about Piazza brawl
Piazza charged the mound Wednesday night after he was hit by Mota, touching off a benches-clearing brawl during the Dodgers' 13-6 win over the Mets in a split-squad game.
Piazza immediately charged the mound, with his right fist cocked for a punch, and Mota -- once a shortstop in the Mets organization -- threw his glove at him and began backpedaling away.
After Mota hit Piazza in the hip with a pitch last March, he waited until the pitcher was coming off the field in the eighth inning and grabbed him by the jersey, but no punches were thrown.
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 San Diego Padres, Mike Piazza, Major League Baseball - CBS SportsLine.com
Piazza is hoping to catch about 90-100 games this season, along with playing some first base and being the DH in road interleague games.
Piazza gets a $1.25 million salary this year, and the contract includes a mutual option for 2007 at $8 million with a $750,000 buyout.
Piazza became a free agent after last season, when he hit.251 with 19 homers and 62 RBI in 113 games for the Mets.
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 Mike Piazza in TutorGig Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Piazza was the very last player drafted (in the 62nd round) of the 1988 draft.
Piazza helped the Mets to two consecutive playoff appearances, the second resulting in a five-game World Series loss to the crosstown New York Yankees in 2000.
Mike was the subject --and source--of a hoax involving the movie Teen Wolf starring Michael J. Fox.
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 Mike Piazza Jerseys & T-Shirts For Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mike Piazza has the Mets thinking about a World Championship this year.
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The Authentic Collection® New York Mets Mike Piazza batting practice jersey from Majestic Athletic is the same one he wears during batting practice and spring training.
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 Mike Piazza - ProSportsDaily Forums
At this point I dont think Mike would take it as a blow to his confidence or self esteem to be dropped down in the order.
Mike's calling card is to ALWAYS take the first pitch, espescially againt someone he has not seen so far in that game.
Piazza should not be 4th, Beltran isn't the prototypical cleanup but he'll work for now.
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 SignOnSanDiego.com > San Diego Padres -- Piazza is Padres' catch
Mike Piazza has only a 24 percent success rate in throwing out baserunners, but he has 397 career home runs with a.311 average.
Piazza told his agent, Dan Lozano, to accept the Padres' offer that guarantees the 37-year-old catcher $2 million for 2006 and potentially another $750,000 in performance bonuses for games played.
Piazza will make a base salary of $1.25 million this season with the other $750,000 guaranteed as a buyout against the option should either side reject the 2007 bid.
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 Newsvine - mike-piazza
Mike Piazza's first home run as a full-time designated hitter was a memorable one.
Mike Piazza got a warm welcome home from the crowd at Shea Stadium and the New York Mets got a win in a matchup of division leaders.
Mike Piazza homered for his 1,999th career hit, Mike Cameron hit a two-run shot and Gonzalez had three more hits to lead the San Diego Padres a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
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 Mike Piazza - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The latest stats, facts, news and notes on Mike Piazza of the Oakland Athletics...
Michael Joseph Piazza (born September 4, 1968 in Norristown, Pennsylvania) is an American Major League Baseball player who currently plays for the Oakland Athletics
Mike Piazza batting, fielding and pitching major league baseball lifetime statistics for each season and his career, and a list of any post-season awards he has won and his...
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 KFFL - Mike Piazza, C, San Diego Padres
Updating previous items, Jon Heyman, of New York Newsday, reports New York Mets C Mike Piazza is unlikely to return to the team in 2006, as the team views him as a part-time player and Piazza would prefer to be a starting catcher.
The Associated Press reports New York Mets C Mike Piazza (hand) will be held out of the lineup until at least mid-September and may be out for the rest of the season.
New York Mets C Mike Piazza (hand) could attempt to catch in the bullpen this coming week, to test his broken left hand, according to the Associated Press.
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 Mike Piazza Books For Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Looks at the personal life and professional career of Major League Baseball star Mike Piazza of the New York Mets, who is one of the best hitting catchers in the history of baseball.
Piazza was once a 62nd-round pick in the amateur draft, but definitely made the most of his opportunity.
Piazza is a collection of the most intriguing Daily News stories and photos detailing catcher Mike Piazzas career with the New York Mets.
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 Mike Piazza | BaseballLibrary.com
Although Piazza fulfilled a lifelong dream by playing for the Dodgers, his career took a sudden and dramatic turn in his sixth season when he found himself traded twice in one week, eventually-winding up with the New York Mets.
Piazza again finished second in the MVP voting, this time to Colorado Rockies right fielder Larry Walker.
Piazza went only 4-24 in the NLCS, and the Mets entered the 2000 season planning rest him frequently to preserve his body for the stretch run.
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 mike piazza new york mets
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 AskMen.com - Mike Piazza pics
Michael Joseph Piazza was born on September 4, 1968, in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Piazza was selected in the 62nd round of the amateur draft in June 1988.
Piazza began the '98 season with the Dodgers, but was traded along with Todd Zeile to the Florida Marlins on May 14.
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 ESPN.com: MLB - Piazza gets in shoving match with Mota after plunking
VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Mets catcher Mike Piazza and Los Angeles reliever Guillermo Mota got into a shoving match and both benches cleared Thursday during New York's 5-1 victory over a Dodgers split squad.
Piazza gave Mota an angry look and was replaced by a pinch runner.
Piazza remained on the Mets' bench rather than head to the clubhouse.
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 Mike Piazza - BR Bullpen
On May 14th 1998, Piazza was traded first to the Florida Marlins with future Met Todd Zeile for Gary Sheffield, Charles Johnson, Bobby Bonilla, Jim Eisenreich, and Manuel Barrios.
Eight days later, Piazza was traded to the New York Mets in one of the most lopsided trades ever, for Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnall and a minor league player named Geoff Goetz.
Piazza signed a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres for 2006, with a mutual $8 millon option for 2007.
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 Mike Piazza Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mike Piazza was born on Wednesday, September 4, 1968, in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Piazza was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 1, 1992, with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Mike Piazza baseball stats page.
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