Michael Joseph Piazza, a popular retired baseball player was born in Norristown but raised in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA. He is the talented son of Veronica and Vince. He is of Italian and Slovakian descent. He has four brothers and one of them is elder from him. Vince, Piazza’s father had to leave the school, just to support his family so his father is not well educated but now he is one of the successful businessman, entrepreneur, car dealer and real estate investor too. His mother is a housewife, who just stayed at home. From a very young age, Piazza was fond of playing baseball. He used to hit the baseball in his home and enjoying playing.
His father identified the hidden skills of his son and start supporting his son since that age. He motivated and supported his son and encouraged him to become the right arm and the bright star of his family.
When he turned into 12, he got instructions from the Ted Williams, baseball player, and manager at his backyard batting cage. Luckily, Hall of Farmer admires his skills and advised him not to change this worthy career and also told him about his father’s will. He went to Phoenixville Area High School to receive primary education. In 1986, he completed his graduation.
Surely, he was an outstanding catcher and batter. In 1993 he received the Rookie of the year title after making appearances in more than 140 matches. It is reported that with Dodgers he played 6 and with Mets, he played 7 major seasons. It is stated that along with the sports he is also associated with the direction and production field too.
After retirement now in 2019, Mike Piazza is spending time with fans and follower during the Autograph Signing event. Currently, these appearances are his source of income as well a way to enjoy quality time.
Mike Piazza Autograph Signing 2019:
- Right now, the Mike Piazza autograph signing 2019 schedule is not confirmed.
Mike Piazza Autograph Appearances 2019:
- The upcoming appearances for the Mike Piazza Autograph events are now in pipeline.
The personal life of Piazza is not fantastic. On 29 January 2005 he tied the marital knot with Alicia Ricker, model and an actress of ‘The Young and the Restless” at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in the presence of 120 audiences including famous stars and close friends. On February 3, 2007, the pair welcomed their first daughter Nicoletta Veronica Piazza and their second daughter Paulina Sophia Piazza on August 3, 2009. The couple is seen contented and happy and enjoying parenthood.