On This Day In Baseball History: May 5, 2004

New York Mets - 2003 Season File Photos

 

New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza homers for the 352nd time as a catcher eclipsing Carlton Fisk‘s record of 351. Piazza would end his career with 396 homers as a catcher (and 426 overall) in 1,611 games compared to Fisk’s 351 in 2,157 games. Piazza was the NL Rookie of the Year in 1993, 13-time All-Star, and 10-time Silver Slugger Award winner.

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