The last time we saw Mike Piazza, it was in a familiar place — on the baseball diamond.
The 12-time All-Star who hit the most home runs ever by a catcher served as the hitting coach for the Italian team at the World Baseball Classic in March, a scrappy overachieving squad that made it to the semifinal round at Marlins Park with less than a handful of major leaguers.
These days, the 44-year-old retired Miami Beach native and father of two is working on a different stage and on a different skill. He’s trying to perfect his gangster face for the Miami City Ballet, with which he will perform during a one-night show Friday at the Ziff Ballet Opera House/Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami...read more


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