Mike Piazza has no doubt Roger Clemens was pumped up on steroids during their infamous broken bat standoff in the 2000 World Series ... at least according to Mike Piazza's wife!Mike and his wife,… READ MORE >
Michael Joseph Piazza ( /piːˈɑːtsə/ or /piːˈɑːzə/); born September 4, 1968, in Norristown, Pennsylvania) is an Italian American former Major League Baseball catcher. He played in his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Florida Marlins, New York Mets, San Diego Padres and the Oakland Athletics. A 12-time All-Star, Piazza is often regarded as the best-hitting catcher of all time and holds the record for home runs hit by a catcher with 396, with a career total of 427. He had at least one RBI in 15 consecutive games for the New York Mets in 2000, the second-longest RBI streak ever (Ray Grimes of the Chicago Cubs had 17 consecutive games in 1922). Piazza grew up in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, the second-oldest son of Vince and Veronica, with brothers Vince Jr., Danny, Derek, Tony, and Tommy.