But in the end, he couldn't go through with it when he got his chance during Game 2 of the World Series. It was later added to the banned list. NYPD detective killed by fellow cops while responding to robbery. He finally settled down with another Playmate, Alicia Rickter, in Many think he missed because of persistent rumors he used performance-enhancing drugs during a year career.
At the same time, rumors that he used steroids have haunted him his whole career, to the point that he narrowly missed making the Hall Of Fame on his first try, despite never being directly linked to PEDs.
Mike Piazza says he deserves HOF, talks PEDs, gay rumors in book
Greenies and Ephedra have since been banned by baseball. Piazza denies using steroids but took supplements. News Corp HarperCollins Marketwatch realtor. Also, individually interact with us on Twitter: In the FDA banned it. Gothamist is now part of WNYC, a nonprofit organization that relies on its members for support. In the FDA banned it.
Piazza goes into detail about a number of topics, including rumors about performance-enhancing drugs. That was a legitimate concern. By any objective measure, he is one of the two or three best hitting backstops ever. Contact the author of this article or email tips gothamist. Mike Piazza says he deserves HOF, talks PEDs, gay rumors in book Long-time big-leaguer Mike Piazza discusses his feud with Roger Clemens, performance-enhancing drug rumors and other topics in his soon-to-be released memoir. But in the end, he couldn't go through with it when he got his chance during Game 2 of the World Series. The heavy metal-loving, Playboy bunny-marrying slugger was a time All-Star and undoubtedly the greatest offensive catcher in baseball history—and he gave the Mets some of his best years.