By: Michael Ganci

Mike Piazza’s Dad Vows to Buy Post- 9/11 Jersey if Mets Won’t Correct Mistake


If the Mets aren’t going to do the right thing, than Mike Piazza’s dad Vince will.

Piazza, who’s upset that his hall of fame son’s jersey is set to be auctioned to the highest bidder privately after the Mets sold it to the auctioner in question, is willing to enter the bidding fray if the Mets won’t make good on their mistake, according to an article from Kevin Kernan of the New York Post.

The family wouldn’t even keep it for themselves, Papa Piazza said. They just want it in the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown where it belongs.

Here’s an excerpt:

“We want to buy the jersey and donate it to the Hall of Fame,’’ Vince told me, his voice rising with emotion. “Mike is on board. My God, it’s not right what is going on here. That thing belongs in the Hall of Fame. It belongs to all the fans of baseball. That home run was so important, not only for New York, but for the entire country.

The current high bid for the auction is $86,000.

For more on this story, check out Kevin Kernan’s story in the New York Post by clicking here.

About Michael Ganci

Michael Ganci is the Co-Founder of the Daily Stache, along with Matthew Falkenbury. Since 2008, Ganci has eat, drank and dreamt all things Mets, and he'd have it no other way. Feel free to follow him on Twitter at @DailyStache.

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