Mike Piazza was jet-lagged and hungry, though you wouldn’t have known it from his smile as he navigated the obstacle course of hugs, kisses and handshakes. “Hey! Ciao! Good to see you!” he said. It has been 10 years since Piazza, 48, retired from baseball as one of the best-hitting catchers in history. It is common for stars of his stature to try o...

Mike Piazza in questi giorni è in Italia e ha avuto modo di parlare con il presidente del Como, Pietro Porro, per intavolare una trattativa seria che porti in breve tempo alla cessione del club lombardo.   Due gli incontri che hanno apparecchiato la trattativa: martedì sera a Cernobbio e il giorno dopo, mercoledì, nel centro di Orsenigo e al...

Mike Piazza is back with the New York Mets, working as a spring training instructor. "This is fun for me," the 12-time All-Star said Monday.   "I'm blessed to have these opportunities to do this on a part-time basis. I don't know what the future holds; I'm just enjoying the day. It's fun to be back in uniform and be around the clubhouse...

The National Italian American Foundation recreated its 40th Anniversary Awards Gala Weekend into an extravaganza of song, homage to heritage, family ties, and passion for food. The Foundation's celebration of its 40-year milestone united Italian American and Italian cultures of the past with an eye to the future. The NIAF gala was presented by Alit...

WTI Magazine #79    2016 May 13Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Here in Italy, soccer is more popular than all other sports combined. It is becoming stronger and stronger in America, too. Many strong Italians play for the American league today, such as Andrea Pirlo for the New York City league and Sebastian Giovinco for the Toronto l...

by Marcus Kwesi O'Mard   Former Major League Baseball star Mike Piazza could join Italian soccer's brigade of new, foreign owners and bring an element of stardust to struggling club Parma FC. Piazza told Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport on Wednesday he's considering buying Parma, according to Football Italia.   Parma currentl...

The New York Mets announced they will be inducting Mike Piazza into the Mets Hall of Fame. The Mets made the announcement Sunday, before the former catcher played in the celebrity softball game ahead of Tuesday night's All-Star game.   Piazza understands what it's like to be a New York Mets fan. That's why his selection for the team's H...

The 9th ranked baseball team in the world will be playing ELEV|8 Sports Institute High School Baseball Team in Delray Beach, Florida, this Monday, February 24th at 4 pm at Robert P. Miller Park, 1905 SW 4th Avenue. The Italian National Baseball Team are back-to-back European Champions and have won 10 European titles overall. They have qualified for...

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 hi...

WHO: Mike Piazza, New York Mets Great and 12-Time MLB All-Star   WHAT: Mike Piazza will flip the switch and light the Empire State Building the colors of the Italian flag on Tuesday, June 3, on behalf of NIAF in a special ceremony to celebrate The National Italian American Foundation's mission and educational programs across the country. &n...