Mike Piazza ROOKIE Los Angeles Dodgers Worn Game Issued Pro Jersey

1993 Mike Piazza Game-Worn L. A. Dodgers Rookie Home Jersey

Mike Piazza reached the Bigs in 1992 and played in 21 games after his September call-up. 1993 was actually his official rookie season, and he stormed the baseball world hitting 36 homers, knocking in 112 runs while recording a lusty .336 average. The Rookie of the Year honor was bestowed and he promised to become the top-hitting catcher of all time. 34" long and from armpit to armpit is 27" across.

This Dodgers home knit was worn by Piazza during that 1993 season and the jersey’s team-instituted number change makes it all the sweeter and more historic. Tim Wallach was acquired by the Dodgers in the off-season and took #25 while waiting to change with Lenny Harris who had pan style="FONT-STYLE: italic">his #29. Meanwhile, Roger McDowell had worn #31 during the ’91 and ’92 seasons for the Dodgers. Piazza had been issued #25 during the September 1992 call-up, and was scheduled to wear it in ’93. McDowell, however, surrendered #31 to Piazza for the '93 season thus explaining the number switch from #25 to #31, the uniform number by which he is now so familiarly identified.

All identifiers are to regulation. The inside back tail displays a Rawlings “50” label with a “Set 2, 1992” flag and a 2” extra length swatch. Tribute patches appear on both sleeves. The
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