Michael Joseph Piazza (twitter: @mikepiazza31)
Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: September 4, 1968 in Norristown, PA
High School: Phoenixville HS (Phoenixville, PA)
Schools: Miami-Dade College (Miami, FL), University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 62nd round of the 1988 amateur draft.
Signed July 11, 1988. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 1, 1992 (Age 23.363, 13,810th in MLB history) vs. CHC 3 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1993 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Mets/Dodgers/Padres/Athletics/Marlins 1992-2007
Agents: Dan Lozano,Dennis Gilbert [*]
Last Game: September 30, 2007 (Age 39.026) vs. LAA 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 2016 (365/440 ballots).
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