The New York Mets Hall of Records Game-Used Museum
Mike Piazza

1999 Upper Deck MVP Game Used Souvenirs:
Mike's game-used bat

2000 Upper Deck Black Diamond A Piece of History:
another tiny piece of Mike's bat, on a very attractive card


2001 Bowman Chrome Reprint Relics:
a shard of a bat from Mike's rookie season,
on a reprint of his 1992 Bowman rookie card


2001 Donruss Classics Benchmarks:
a piece of stadium bench from old Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh

2001 Fleer Platinum RC Lumberjacks:
Mikey is wearing the uniform of the New York Cubans
(from the Negro Leagues) on this game bat card

2001 Pacific Private Stock Game-Used Gear:
a piece of Mike's white Mets jersey

2001 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia Home Opener Souvenirs:
a piece of game-used base from Opening Day 2001

2001 Topps Stars Game Gear:
a snow-white jersey piece

2001 Upper Deck All-Star Heroes:
this base card commemorates Mike's 1996 All-Star game MVP award

2001 Upper Deck Big League Challenge:
Mike's used Big League Challenge jersey

2001 Upper Deck Game-Used Ball:
I don't know if Mike ever actually touched this ball or not, but it's a cool card


2001 Upper Deck Pros & Prospects Dual Bat:
Mike shares this card with Pudge Rodriguez

2001 Upper Deck SP Game Bat Milestone Edition Bound for the Hall:
another piece of one of Mike's bats,
making the easy prediction that Piazza was headed for Cooperstown

2001 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Game Used Bases Level 1:
a game-used base card, also featuring Roger Clemens

2001 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Game Used Bases Level 1:
a similar card to the one above, which Mike shares this time with Derek Jeter


2002 Fleer EX Behind the Numbers:
game-worn pants


2002 Fleer Flair Jersey Heights:
a gray jersey swatch

2002 Fleer Premium Diamond Stars:
a gray jersey swatch

2002 Fleer Triple Crown Home Run Kings:
a pinstriped home jersey

2002 Leaf Shirt Off My Back:
I believe what we see on the left side of this jersey swatch
is actually part of a buttonhole

2002 Topps Finest:
game-worn jersey


2002 Topps Gallery Originals:
pretty card; game-used bat


2002 Topps Gold Label MLB Awards Ceremony Class 3 Titanium:
game-used bat commemorating Mike's selection as the 1996 All-Star game MVP

2002 Topps 206:
a sharp little game-used jersey card in the style of the old T206 tobacco cards

2002 Upper Deck Authentics Reverse Negative Jerseys:
I don't know in what sense they consider this to be a "reverse negative,"
but it's a jersey card nonetheless

2002 Upper Deck Diamond Connection Diamond Collection:
a piece of Mike's jersey from a 2001 All-Star event


2002 Upper Deck Double Game-Worn Gems:
serial-numbered to 450, this Piazza game-worn jersey card
also includes a piece of Robbie Alomar's game-used pants

2002 Upper Deck Ovation Lead Performers:
authentic jersey piece


2002 Upper Deck Sons of Summer:
a colorful game-worn pants card

2002 Upper Deck SPx Winning Materials:
another card that has a piece of Mike's jersey and Roberto Alomar's pants


2002 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Ultimate Double Patches:
perhaps the most beautiful card in my collection;
the scan doesn't do justice to how blue Mike's jersey patch is;
accompanied by a patch from Roberto Alomar's Cleveland days;
serial-numbered to 100

2003 Donruss Classics Dress Code:
a game-worn jersey swatch with stitches, and a bit of bat besides

2003 Donruss Diamond Kings Diamond Cuts Collection:
same card as the one below, but no seam; serial-numbered to 500

2003 Donruss Diamond Kings Diamond Cuts Collection:
a game-used jersey piece with a seam; serial-numbered to 500


2003 Donruss Elite Throwback Threads:
front and back of the same card,
each side featuring a game-used swatch, and serial-numbered to 125


2003 Fleer Flair Diamond Cuts:
game-worn jersey


2003 Fleer Patchworks Licensed Apparel:
oh, what a gorgeous patch….


2003 Fleer Platinum Portraits:
a black bit of jersey

2003 Fleer Tradition:
a black jersey swatch on a 1963-design card

2003 Fleer Ultra Moonshots:
a black jersey swatch

2003 Leaf Maple and Ash:
game-used bat


2003 Playoff Portraits Materials Silver:
front and back views of this beautiful card;
the front is actually better-looking,
but the back of the card is where the game-used swatch is;
also serial-numbered to 50

2003 Topps Chrome Blue Backs Refractor:
and with a game-worn jersey, too

2004 Bowman Sterling:
classy game bat card

2004 Donruss Diamond Kings Diamond Cut Collection:
this game-used bat card was limited to 100 issued

2004 Donruss Timelines:
another game-worn jersey


2004 Fleer Tradition Diamond Tributes:
a white piece of jersey

2004 Leaf Players Collection Green:
a pinstriped jersey swatch

2004 Playoff Honors Players Collection Blue:
a black jersey swatch, serial-numbered to 250

2004 Playoff Prestige Diamond Heritage:
this elegant card contains a piece of game-used bat

2004 Topps Cracker Jack Take Me Out to the Ballgame:
a mini-sized jersey card

2005 Fleer Showcase Measure of Greatness:
340 of these jersey cards were made

2005 Ultra Follow the Leader Copper:
a black game jersey swatch

2005 Leaf Certified Materials Mirror White:
I don't know what kind of a swatch this is,
but the back of the card says it's gameworn; serialized to 100

2005 Topps Gallery Originals:
featuring a piece of bat

2005 Upper Deck Origins Old Judge Materials:
this beautiful retro card contains a snippet of jersey


2006 Fleer Ultra Feel the Game:
there's a San Diego logo on the front of the card,
but the jersey swatch is pure Mets

2006 Upper Deck Game Materials:
another card with a Padres affiliation


2006 Upper Deck SPx Winning Materials:
this bit of cloth came from a Team Italy uniform from the World Baseball Classic

2007 Fleer Ultra Faces of the Game:
a beautiful bat card from the last year of Mike's fabled career

2007 Topps Allen & Ginter's:
The back of this card states, "The relic contained on this card
is not from any specific game or season."
I'll betcha it's a leftover bat from his Mets days.

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