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Mike Piazza

Mike and the Mets (Superstar Series Baseball)

by Marty Noble

  • 348 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Sports Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation,
  • Baseball - General,
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Baseball players,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12285704M
    ISBN 101582610517
    ISBN 109781582610511
    OCLC/WorldCa41941560


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Mike Piazza by Marty Noble Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lonnie Wheeler’s numerous books include collaborations on the autobiographies of Hank Aaron (I Had a Hammer), Bob Gibson (Stranger to the Game), Mike Piazza (Long Shot), a baseball dialogue between Gibson and Reggie Jackson (Sixty Feet, Six Inches), and /5(). Greg understands what the arrival of Mike Piazza did for Mets fans and the franchise as a whole.

A magnificent storyteller, Greg tells us we about Piazza's many highs and occasional challenges -- you are never forgiven, Roger Clemens. This is a great book for someone who is a Mets fan, a baseball fan or who just likes to read/5(10). Mike Piazza book. Mike Piazza book Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Considered too slow and a poor fielder by major league scouts, Mike Piazza was Pages: In this New York Timesbestselling autobiography, baseball legend Mike Piazza takes readers into his exceptional and storied career—from the rumors and controversies to his proudest ed on: Febru   Long Shotis the autobiography of former major league catcher Mike Piazza, who collaborated with Lonnie Wheeler to write the book.

The title of the autobiography is symbolic, because it Author: Shale Briskin. "Beloved Mets catcher Mike Piazza comes out swinging in a new memoir—confronting rumors about being gay and taking steroids, detailing his romantic home runs and finally setting the score with his hated rival, Roger Clemens."4/4(6).

This book is a nonfiction biography about Mike Piazza's baseball career, his childhood, and his path to being the best offensive catcher in Major League Baseball history. The main character in the book is Mike Piazza. The setting was mainly in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and a New York during /5.

Mike Piazza Discusses Gay Rumors in New Memoir By Elliott Moore, Sports Intern at GLAAD | Febru Former Major League Baseball player (and probable future Hall-Of-Famer) Mike Piazza's new memoir discusses noteworthy events in his life, including the decade-old rumor that he is gay.

Mike Piazza. Positions: Catcher and First Baseman Bats: Right • Throws: Rightlb (cm, 90kg). Born: September 4, in Norristown, PA us Draft: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 62nd round of the MLB June Amateur Draft from Miami-Dade College (Miami, FL).

High School: Phoenixville HS (Phoenixville, PA) Schools: University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL), Miami-Dade Height: Meter. Piazza did himself no favors on that score in his new book, “Long Shot.” In the book, he blames iconic Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully for turning fans.

Highlights: Mike Piazza is a Hall of Fame catcher who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Florida Marlins, New York Mets, San Diego Padres and Oakland Athletics. Travels From: Florida.

Fee Range: $30, - $50, Request Information To Book Mike Piazza. Mike Piazza released an autobiography this week, and there wasn't anything especially shocking or revelatory about it.

Wait, that's not entirely true. It's kind of shocking and revelatory that Author: Grant Brisbee. Rev. Michael Piazza, New York, New York. K likes. Widower of the most wonderful man; father of two great daughters; pastor, prophet, author, seminary teacher Followers: K. Mike Piazza was no angel.

Based on the excerpts gathered by the New York Post, that's going to be one of the resounding messages of the former catcher's new memoir, Long is not going Author: Zachary D. Rymer. Making It In The Big Leagues Was A 'Long Shot' For Catcher Mike Piazza Fresh Air. • In his memoir, the catcher opens up about getting drafted in.

Mike Piazza emerged from the post-career shadows this week, first in his new autobiography, "Long Shot," which hit bookstores Tuesday, then in the flesh, on a weeklong promotional tour. But as PiazzaAuthor: NEIL BEST.

Mike Piazza Admitted Taking PEDs Here we go again the Hall of Fame inductees will be announced today, therefore, it’s time to talk about Mike Piazza ‘s PEDs use. Every year we see the same arguments for and against voting PEDs users into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Mike Piazza.

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Mike Piazza, one of the greatest offensive catchers of all time, wasn’t elected to the Hall of Fame this year, in large part because of speculation that he might have taken performance-enhancing Author: Joe Delessio.

Get this from a library. Mike Piazza. [Brant James; Earl Weaver] -- Describes the life and achievements of the Los Angeles Dodgers' star catcher and power-hitter. In Mike Piazza's new autobiography Long Shot, the former Dodgers catcher has done the unthinkable: he's taken legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully to task.

Piazza blames Scully for turning. Get this from a library. Mike Piazza. [Nick Friedman] -- Traces the life and career of the star player for the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets who is considered to be one of the greatest hitting catchers in the history of baseball.

Mike Piazza hasn't written a baseball book. He's written a book that pleads, on nearly every page, for your respect, love, and validation. Which makes it somewhat tough : Rob Neyer.

Book Review. Today’s Paper | I’d hoped Mike Piazza — one of few genuine heroes on the team post-’80s — would be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame earlier this year, his first time. Mike Piazza was born on September 4, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA as Michael Joseph Piazza.

He is an actor and producer, known for Two Weeks Notice (), Constantine the Great and Married with Children (). He has been married to Alicia. At midnight on Tuesday, Mike Piazza's long-awaited memoir hits bookstores and Kindles everywhere.

And the news contained within it, bizarrely and based on some odd expectations, is what Piazza. Piazza appeared on percent of the Hall of Fame ballots - he needed to appear on 75 percent of the ballot to get elected.

I'm really looking forward to Piazza's book. Former major league catcher Mike Piazza has a new book on store shelves, and it includes denials of steroids use, a reaffirmation of his heterosexuality and details of his infamous World Series. Of the home runs hit by Mike Piazza throughout his year career, it's the two-run homer in a regular-season game against the Braves at Shea Stadium, 15 years ago today, that still resonates most profoundly.

Piazza says in the book that election to the Hall of Fame would validate his career. As a lifetime hitter who holds the record for most home runs by a catcher,and who hit over all. Mike Piazza to deny PED use in forthcoming book Hall of Fame candidate Mike Piazza has a book coming out, and his co-author says that, within.

Mike Piazza says he deserves HOF, talks PEDs, gay rumors in book Long-time big-leaguer Mike Piazza discusses his feud with Roger Clemens, performance-enhancing drug rumors and other topics in his. Mike Piazza's autobiography has been long anticipated, as fans presumed it would address a number of topics on which the should-be-Hall-of-Fame catcher has remained silent.

With Piazza's book Author: Matthew Callan. Mike Piazza's story as a long shot who never gave up and worked hard, never compromising, to become one of the greatest players in the game. it was interesting to see how the business side of baseball works and how the Dodgers just couldn't, or more precisely wouldn't see how important Piazza was to.

Mike Piazza Denies Using Steroids In Book, But Skeptics Remain Febru at am Filed Under: Book, Craig Carton, Memoir, Mike Piazza, New York Mets, PEDs, Steroids.

The book, “Long Shot” (Simon & Schuster) comes a month after Piazza, arguably the greatest hitting catcher of all time, fell 98 votes short of being voted into the Hall of Fame in his first Author: Michael Gartland.

Mike Piazza. Positions: Catcher and First Baseman Bats: Right • Throws: Rightlb (cm, 90kg). Born: September 4, in Norristown, PA us Draft: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 62nd round of the MLB June Amateur Draft from Miami-Dade College (Miami, FL).

High School: Phoenixville HS (Phoenixville, PA) Schools: University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL), Miami-Dade Born: Mike Piazza is one of, if not the most, popular New York Met to ever put on a uniform.

When Piazza came to the Mets in he took the team from being pretenders to contenders. He instantly gave them credibility and eventually took the them to the World Series. Piazza retired in and. Mike Piazza, Actor: Two Weeks Notice. Mike Piazza was born on September 4, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA as Michael Joseph Piazza.

He is an actor and producer, known for Two Weeks Notice (), Constantine the Great and Married with Children (). He has been married to Alicia Rickter since Janu They have two :. Mike Piazza will be signing copies of his new book "Long Shot" at two Barnes & Noble locations in New York.

I haven't had time to call, but I'm certain you would have to pre-order the book before the appearance in order to meet Mike and have him sign your copy at the NYC location. The Carle Place location will be handing out wristbands starting at am on February 12th. The idea that Mike Piazza's power came from nowhere is a farce, one based on spurious claims and amateur dermatology amounting to exactly nothing in the way of actual evidence.

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Roger Clemens on Sunday morning at Astros camp offered his take on Mike Piazza's autobiography -- specifically the pair of run-ins in which he threw a .