Mets Rewind
Hall of Fame Profile: Mike Piazza

Mike Piazza placed second in the voting for the first-ever class of the MetsRewind Hall of Fame. Collecting 13.7% of the total points recorded, Piazza was inducted by a large margin.

Piazza arrived in New York in May 1998 when the Mets traded Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnall and Geoff Goetz to the Florida Marlins in exchange for him.

Piazza was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 62nd round of the June 1988 draft. Five years later, Piazza was promoted to the Dodgers where he went on to win the National League Rookie of the Year honors, hitting .318 with 35 HR and 112 RBI.

Over his 16-year major league career Piazza was named to 12 National League All-Star teams, won 10 Silver Slugger Awards and hit 427 home runs – including a record 396 as a catcher.

Career Stats

Did deeper into Piazza's meteoric rise as a major league with this complete statistical profile courtesy of Baseball Reference.
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Documentary

MLB Network produced a documentary on Piazza, titled Against the Odds: The Mike Piazza Story.
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Book

In this New York Times bestselling autobiography, Piazza takes readers into his exceptional and storied career.
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