Mike Piazza holds the Mets record for RBIs before the All Star break with 72.
Mike Piazza is the seventh catcher in MLB history to be named Rookie of the Year.
As a child, Mike Piazza was taught by Hall of Famer Ted Williams.
Upon his return to Shea Stadium in 2006, Mike gave a rare curtain call on the road.
Mike Piazza has the fourth highest batting average in the history of the Dodgers, with a respectable .331 average.
Mike has caught two no hitters in his career, including one at Coors Field by Hideo Nomo.
Mike is a four time Player of The Month winner.
As of 2006, he is one of four Mets with three grand slams in one season.
Mike was the MVP for the 1996 All Star Game.
Mike Piazza played for Italy in the 2006 World Baseball Classic.
Mike holds the record for longest home run in the Astrodome, a 480-foot blast off of Jose Lima in 1998.
Mike is the first former Met to have a multiple home run game against the Mets since Tony Clark in 2004.
Mike Piazza is a twelve time All Star.
Mike appeared with Joe Morgan on an episode of Married...With Children in 1994.
Mike hit a three run homer which capped a ten run inning against the Braves in 2000.
Mike's father, Vince, was friends with baseball legend Tommy Lasorda.
Mike has hit six home runs against Pedro Martinez. No other player has ever hit more than four against him.
He and Derek Jeter are the only players to hit World Series home runs in Shea Stadium and Yankee Stadium.
Mike Piazza won National League Rookie of the Year in 1993.
In 1998, he played on three different teams. The Dodgers, the Marlins, and the Mets.
Mike was a winner on Celebrity Jeopardy.
Mike has been on a postseason team in 1999, 2000, and 2006.
Was involved in the infamous bat throwing incident with Roger Clemens in the 2000 World Series.
Although he had been number 31 for his entire career, that number is retired for the Padres. He currently wears number 33.
He has 419 home runs at the end of the 2006 season.
Mike Piazza hit the first home run in the majors after September 11th.
In 1993, Mike hit 35 home runs wich broke Major League Baseball record for most home runs by a rookie catcher.
Mike has won 10 consecutive Silver Slugger Awards for hitting excellence.
Mike led Major League Baseball with four grand slams in 1998.
Mike hit his 400th career HR on April 26, 2006.
Mike married former Baywatch star Alicia Rickter on January 30, 2005 in Miami, Florida.
Mike was one of the biggest bargains in MLB history as a 62nd round draft pick.
He is probably best known for being the catcher for the New York Mets.
He has played in 1,702 games. (before beginning of '06 season)
While he played for the Mets, he occasionally played First Base.
Passed Carlton Fisk for most home runs by a catcher on May 5, 2004.
Mike played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Florida Marlins, the New York Mets, the San Diego Padres, and the Oakland Athletics.