MetsPlus360: Mike Piazza’s #31 Retirement
As most of you know by now, Mike Piazza was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame a few weeks ago, and on the 30th of July, the Mets decided to commemorate this special year by retiring his famous #31.
For me, the day started with a lot of un-knowns, I knew it was going to be a pretty special experience, but I had no idea what to expect, and I didn’t know where I was going to be sitting. The reasoning behind this is complicated, but I had a hunch this was going to be one of the most memorable days of my life, and I was correct.
Upon arriving at Grand Central, we quickly got in a cab (which is a rarity for me, I never take cabs) to the Plaza Athenee Hotel, some five-star hotel that I would probably never stay at (because I’m a hotel loyalist)…
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