Jeff Wilpon has issued a statement regarding Mike Piazza’s snub by the Hall of Fame voters. Piazza received 57% of the vote, as he was unfairly lumped in with such players as Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds, who had evidence against them that they allegedly used steroids. There has never been any evidence that Mike Piazza used PEDs.
Via Mets Blog, here’s what the younger Wilpon had to say:
“We hope in the not too distant future that Mike Piazza will take his rightful place in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The statistics he compiled during his career as a catcher were unmatched by anyone in the history of the game. We are optimistic one day soon Mike‘s plaque, with a Mets cap, will be hanging in Cooperstown where it truly belongs.”