Mike Piazza joins 77 WABC at Stage 17: The heart of a champion

Nov 03, 2017 980

BY: MARKOS PAPADATOS

On October 30, Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza (New York Mets) was interviewed at the newly renovated Stage 17 at the Cumulus radio station 77 WABC in New York City, as part of The Baller Series. 77 WABC's Mike "Gunz" Gunzleman, as heard on the Imus in the Morning program, served as the host. This event was moderated by Brandon Steiner, the CEO of Steiner Sports Marketing. Notable sponsors included TiedIn Media and Pink Tie, among others. "I didn't know you could fit that many people in here," said Steiner, in his introductory remarks. "This shows the power of Mike Piazza!"

Piazza was praised for his illustrious career, where he played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), as well as for his .308 batting average, and for his 427 home runs. "I'm so happy to be here," Piazza said, complimenting his Stage 17 audience. "There is a lot of energy in the room," he added. The acclaimed catcher shared that in order to be successful in sports, one needs to be "focused," and for him, it was "serious business on the field." Although he may not have been a "stats" person, he is a firm believer in setting goals.

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