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2002 Mets Yearbook: The 40th Anniversary
Mets legends remain a cherished part of the franchise’s history and the team celebrated some of them during the club’s 40th anniversary season. From inaugural manager Casey Stengel and Tom “The Franch ...
2004 Mike Piazza Night at Shea Stadium
When Shea Stadium hosted Mike Piazza Night during the 2004 season, some of the greatest catchers in MLB history visited the stadium to pay tribute to the Mets backstop. Franchise hero Gary Carter, for ...
40 Years at Shea: 2004 Mets Yearbook
Generations of Mets fans passed through the Shea Stadium turnstiles during its 40-year history, which the team celebrated in the 2004 season. There were a lot of memories — and a lot of Mets wins — ov ...
A Change of Address: 31 Piazza Drive
Mike Piazza was known for driving in runs during his playing days. In January 2020, the Mets celebrated the Hall of Famer with a drive of his own. Clover Park, the spring training home of the Mets in ...
A Hall Of Fame Homecoming: Mike Piazza
The Mets inducted Mike Piazza into the franchise’s Hall of Fame in September 2013. He became the 27th member honored by the Mets, joining fellow catchers Jerry Grote and Gary Carter.
A Hall-of-Fame Backstop
When veteran catcher Mike Piazza arrived in New York in 1998, he gave the team an offensive jolt and a source of leadership for the next eight seasons. Piazza clubbed a team-best 40 home runs in 1999 ...
A Hollywood Ending
Mike Piazza slammed 2,127 hits across 1,912 games in his 16-year career. The Hall of Famer, 12-time All-Star, and 10-time Silver Slugger winner collected countless big hits in his career. Yet none of ...
A Home Run for the Soul
In the bottom of the 8th inning, Mike Piazza stepped up to the plate, in this jersey, under the watching eyes of an entire nation. Down 2-1 to the Atlanta Braves, with Edgardo Alfonzo on first base, P ...
A Meaning Beyond Baseball
Both the Mets and the Atlanta Braves proudly donned American flags on their uniforms and equipment. The gesture was an apt reminder to those watching – and playing – that the game was about much more ...
A Met That Meant a Lot: Mike Piazza
A fan holds up Mike Piazza posters during the former catcher’s jersey retirement ceremony at Citi Field. His no. 31 was the fifth number retired by the Mets, including Jackie Robinson, whose number wa ...