Day: January 27, 2016

Mike Piazza’s #31 to be retired in “Mike Piazza Weekend”

Anyone get tickets to the retirement game before the announcement was made? You are lucky if you did, because tickets are now averaging in the $400 range. Really. The Mets announced that they will retire Mike Piazza’s #31 on Saturday night, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. before the Mets host the

Does Mike Piazza connect to Transcendentalism? I didn’t think so either…

Last month, in my school, we were tasked with connecting a real-world example to transcendentalism. My teacher recommended that I attempt to connect it to Mike Piazza, which I thought would be an interesting spin. I chose Emerson’s “Self-Reliance”, and as I soon figured out, there are various links between the text

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