LOURDES LOPEZ / ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

 

 

05.05.13
MIAMI - More than 20 years after making his major-league debut, Mike Piazza, considered one of the best-hitting catchers in history, made another debut.
 
This time he traded a baseball jersey for a tan suit, loud tie and dark fedora, and a baseball bat for a gun. Well, sort of.
 
Piazza, who retired from the big leagues in 2007 and holds the record for most home runs by a catcher with 427, made his ballet debut Friday night. He played a hit man in a Miami City Ballet production of George Balanchine's "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami...read more

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