What did Roger Clemens do to Mike Piazza?

What did Roger Clemens do to Mike Piazza?

THE INCIDENT On his third pitch, Clemens threw an inside fastball that jammed Piazza, and when Piazza made contact his bat shattered into three pieces.

What happened to Mikes bat?

The barrel of the bat wound up in the hands of Clemens. Clemens angrily threw it in the direction of Piazza, who was headed to first base. The incident caused both benches to clear. Nothing happened to Piazza.

Why did Clemens hit Piazza?

Mike Piazza hit in the head by a pitch from Roger Clemens Piazza suffered a concussion from the beaning and was forced to miss the 2000 MLB All-Star Game. At the time, Piazza said he wouldn’t come out and say Clemens was intentionally trying to hit him, but believed he was aiming in the direction of his head.

Who threw the pitch to Mike Piazza?

Roger Clemens
Earlier in the season during interleague play, Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens hit Piazza in the head with a fastball. Piazza suffered a concussion and was forced to miss the 2000 MLB All-Star Game. Clemens was widely criticized by Mets fans for the incident, but Clemens maintained that the pitch was not intentional.

Who did Clemens throw the bat?

Mike Piazza
On This Date: Roger Clemens’ infamous bat throw at Mike Piazza during 2000 World Series. Exactly 20 years ago, the Mets and Yankees were playing in Game 2 of the notorious “Subway Series,” better known as the 2000 World Series.

What kind of bat did Mike Piazza use?

Through the years, Mike Piazza’s professional model bat of choice was Mizuno, but he was known to use Rawlings/Adirondack bats on rare occasions towards the latter portion of his career. He also used Worth bats and Louisville Slugger bats at times during the first few years of his playing days.

How much did Mike Piazza make?

During his career, Mike Piazza earned $120 million in salary alone. He earned tens of millions more from endorsements. His highest single-season salary was $16 million which Mike earned in 2005 from the Mets. That’s the same as earning around $22 million in today’s dollars after adjusting for inflation.

Who did the Mets play after 911 01?

Todd Zeile on the 2001 Mets vs Braves game after 9/11 attacks | 9/11: The Mets Remember.

Are Roger Clemens and Andy Pettitte still friends?

By 1999, they were teammates on the Yankees and later on the Astros, which play in Houston, the area where both Clemens and Pettitte reside. They became close friends and are known to have played golf and worked out together. Pettitte, who retired in 2010, is trying to make a comback with the Yankees.

Who owns Piazza autogroup?

The Piazza Auto Group started with just one location in Norristown, Pennsylvania, but expanded over the years to include 12 full-service dealerships across the state. (Piazza’s brothers, Tony and Danny, run the dealership now that their father, who is 85, has retired.)