Twenty-one years ago, Mike Piazza was traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Florida Marlins and finally to the New York Mets in a span of eight days. Three years later, I would fall in love with Piazza and the New York Mets thus beginning my longest relationship with well, anything.
For most, July 31, 2019 was just another blasé Wednesday – but for the world of Major League Baseball, it was everything. The 2019 trade deadline mattered in a big way.
I will always remember the first time I sat down and watched A League of Their Own. It was a rainy summer day in 1998, I was six years old and my mom was trying her best to keep me entertained.
In my life, from childhood to adulthood, there have been four constants: my faith, my mother, my father and baseball.