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Mike Piazza - Chronology

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1968 Born September 4 in Norristown, Pennsylvania
1986 Breaks Phoenixville High School's record for career home runs
1986 Plays for the University of Miami Hurricanes
1987 Transfers to Miami-Dade Community College
1988 Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers
1989 Plays his rookie season in Arizona on Dodger's instructional league team
1989 Attends Campo Las Palamas in Dominican Republic to hone his catching skills
1991 Catches full time with Class A Bakersfield
1992 Plays his first major league game for the Dodgers
1993 Hits the most home runs for a rookie catcher
1993 Offered a three-year contract with the Dodgers
1995 Suffers knee injury taking him out of the game
1995 Becomes first Dodger to hit more than twenty home runs in each of first three seasons
1998 Traded to the Florida Marlins
1998 Traded to the New York Mets
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