Michael Joseph Piazza is an American former Major League Baseball catcher. He played in his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Florida Marlins, New York Mets, San Diego Padres and the Oakland Athletics.
A 12-time All-Star, Piazza has been described as the best offensive catcher of all time, and holds the record for home runs hit by a catcher, with a career total of 427. Piazza has a career slash line of .308/.377/.545, for a wRC+ of 140; and started 1606 games at catcher. He had at least one RBI in 15 consecutive games for the New York Mets in 2000, the second-longest RBI streak ever