Piazza joined the New York Mets following a trade from the Florida Marlins in 1998 and over a nearly 1,000 Game Career with the Mets, Piazza earned six All Star nods and three Silver Slugger Awards. He would accumulate 1,028 Hits, 220 Home Runs, with a Slash Line of .296/.373/.542 Slash Line with a bWAR of 30.5.
The retirement of Mike Piazza’s number #31 will be the fourth Met to have his number retired. This follows Tom Seaver, Gil Hodges and Casey Stengel to have this accolade.
The ceremony will take place prior to a game against the Colorado Rockies on July 30th.
We would like to congratulate Mike Piazza for achieving this latest accolade.