Quick Thoughts on Piazza


Hard to think too much about it what with Cespedes being dead, Cabrera being dead, and our prayers unanswered. But here are some quick thoughts:

~The Wilpons getting booed was the unequivocal highlight.

~Piazza was classy. Especially during his victory lap in the golf kart.

~For me, it was bittersweet when we signed Piazza because Hundley was my favorite player. I knew it was worth it, though.

~We didn’t stand a chance against the Braves and only got to the WS in 2000 thanks to the Cards bumping them off. We didn’t stand a chance against the Yankees, even without the rigging. Clemens should’ve been ejected.

~I was at game 5 in 2000. Even though Piazza flying out was a “lowlight” of sorts, he put a charge into it. He almost got to Mo there. It sucks that Piazza made the last out, but we never had a chance. He was great. Truly the best. That team overachieved and he was the star. 7 year contract for Cespedes. Yo! 

~The fans were great. We never have nice things!! Ever!! Piazza’s the first fucking Mets everyday player that has ever had his number retired! I’m glad we gave it the ceremony it deserved. 

~Piazza loves Jesus. The lesson is to pray. 

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