Mike Piazza RCs & More, Pt. 1

“The Pizza Man’s” Cards to Collect

Date: Jun 14, 2024
Topics: 2015 Topps Strata Signature Patches SSPMP Mike Piazza /25, Baseball, Cards and Culture, Dodgers, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Dodgers, Mike Piazza, MLB, Rookie Cards
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Born on September 4, 1968, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, Mike Piazza is widely regarded as one of the greatest hitting catchers in Major League Baseball history. Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 62nd round of the 1988 MLB Draft, Piazza’s journey to stardom is a testament to perseverance and talent. Over his illustrious career, he garnered numerous accolades, including 12 All-Star selections, 10 Silver Slugger Awards, and an induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2016. This list showcases Mike Piazza’s rookie cards and more, reflecting the milestones of a player who redefined the catcher position with his offensive prowess.


Top Mike Piazza Cards


Topps Project70® Card 197 – 1990 Mike Piazza by Oldmanalan – Artist Proof # to 51

player info

• Born in norristown, pennsylania
•2016 Hall of Fame inductee
•MLB leader in home runs by a catcher

set info

• sold exclusively on topps.com
• print run of 51
* 1990 Topps Baseball Design

card back

• Talks about the artist, Oldmanalan’s, career in streetwear

2015 Topps Strata Signature Patches #SSPMP Mike Piazza /25

Player info

• 16-year veteran
• played for italy in the world baseball classic
• attended the university of miami before transferring to miami-dade community college

set info

• all cards are autographs or game-used relics
• boxes have just two cards per pack
• topps strata started as a football set
• signature patches have a print run of 25

card back

• congratulatues collectors for snagging a signautre patch relic

1995 Topps #466 Mike Piazza

player info

• made his third consecutive all-star team in 1995
• earned third consecutive silver slugger award in 1995
• finished second NL MVP voting twice

set info

• 660 card set divided into two series
• Every 120th pack contained an “Own The Game” instant winner card.

card back

• in 1994, Piazza became the first dodgers catcher to start an all-star game since roy campanella in 1954.

2008 Topps #72 Mike Piazza

player info

• retired following the 2007 season
• 12-time All-Star
• New york mets hall of famer

set info

• 660 card set divided into two series

card back

• finished his career with a .308 batting average and 427 total homers

1994 Rembrandt Ultra-Pro #5 Mike Piazza

player info

• 1993 NL Rookie of the year
• Tommy lasorda is the godfather of piazza’s youngest brother, tommy
• recorded at least 20 homers in 13 seasons

Set info

• nine card set
• cards 1-5 have a print run of 100,000

card back

• Talks about piazza’s lifting and health regimen


Mike Piazza RCs & More, Pt. 2


Mike Piazza RCs & More, Pt. 2

Top Mike Piazza Cards

Date: Jun 14, 2024
Topics: 1992 Bowman 461 Mike Piazza RC, Baseball, Cards and Culture, Dodgers, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Dodgers, Mike Piazza, MLB, Rookie Cards
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