Mike Piazza

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Mike Piazza
Baseball • Phoenixville

Major League catcher. Los Angeles Dodgers (1992-1998); Florida Marlins (1998); New York Mets (1998-2005); San Diego Padres (2006); Oakland Athletics (2007). Named Ches-Mont League Player of the Year as a first baseman in his senior season at Phoenixville High School. Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1988 draft. Switched position to catcher and went on to become a 12-time All- Star behind the plate. Regarded as the best hitting catcher of all time. Owns career record for most home runs by a catcher with 396. 1993 National League Rookie of the Year. 1996 All-Star Game MVP.
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