1994 Hand Signed/ Autograph cold cast figurine in the likeness of the Hall of Famer Mike Piazza. COA from Sports Impressions on the bottom and the autograph is also authenticated by PSA/DNA. Little bit history about Mike Piazza. His MLB debut was on September 1, 1992, with the Los Angeles Dodgers and His Last MLB appearance Was September 30, 2007, with the Oakland Athletics. Runs batted in: 1,335.12× All-Star (19932002, 2004, 2005). NL Rookie of the Year (1993). 10× Silver Slugger Award (19932002).
New York Mets Hall of Fame. Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Induction:2016 with 83.0% vote(fourth ballot). Michael Joseph Piazza was born September 4, 1968 and is a former American professional baseball catcher who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1992 to 2007.
He played most notably for the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers, while also having brief stints with the Florida Marlins, San Diego Padres, and Oakland Athletics. A 12-time All-Star and 10-time Silver Slugger Award winner at catcher, Piazza produced strong offensive numbers at his position; in his career, he recorded 427 home runsa record 396 of which were hit as catcheralong with a. 308 batting average and 1,335 runs batted in (RBIs). Piazza was drafted by the Dodgers in the 1988 MLB draft as a favor from Tommy Lasorda to Piazza's father.
Initially a first baseman, Piazza converted to catcher in the minor leagues at Lasorda's suggestion to improve his chances of being promoted. He made his major league debut in 1992 and the following year was named the National League (NL) Rookie of the Year and was an All-Star for the first of 10 consecutive seasons. Piazza immediately impressed with his ability to hit for power and average.
His best year as a Dodger came in 1997 when he batted. 362, hit 40 home runs, and had 124 RBIs, leading to a runner-up finish in voting for the NL Most Valuable Player Award. In 1998, he was traded to the Marlins and then a week later to the Mets, with whom he spent most of the remainder of his career.
He helped the Mets reach the 2000 World Series, the only World Series appearance of his career. After the 2005 season, Piazza left the Mets to play one season each for the Padres and Athletics before retiring after the 2007 season. Piazza is regarded as one of the best offensive catchers in baseball history.
He had at least one RBI in 15 consecutive games for the Mets in 2000, the second-longest RBI streak ever. In 2013, the Mets inducted Piazza into the New York Mets Hall of Fame. In 2016, Piazza was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Met, receiving 83% of the vote. Please take time to examine the photos provided this are from the actual item you will receive. The item "Mike Piazza Dodgers HOF Signed Autographed Statue Figurine #/975 PSA/DNA COA" is in sale since Tuesday, October 9, 2018.
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