Mike Piazza, A Touch of the Italian-American Heritage in the Baseball Hall Of Fame

Feb 07, 2016 892

by Serena Perfetto

"Being Italian-American in New York, I am very proud of my heritage. It's something I have great pride in and I'm a little emotional, knowing how proud my father and grandfather would be if they could see me here."

It was 2002 when Mike Piazza shared this thought in an interview to the Associated Press during his visit in Italy. At that time, Piazza was a New York Mets slugger and found an occasion to reconnect with his Italian roots during a four-city European tour with a stop in Rome.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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