Football predictions Mike Piazza will lead the adzura squad of the World Classics `21
Hall of Fame member Mike Piazza will be the manager of Italy`s national team for the fifth edition of the 2021 World Baseball Classics. 2020 It is not yet clear what it will be, since the Continental Confederation WBSC-Europe has not yet announced the international calendar for next summer. `I`m thrilled to announce that I have reached an agreement to lead the Italian national baseball team. This will include the European Tournament next year and the World Classics `21, ` Piazza wrote on Twitter.
For the 51-year-old Major League Baseball veteran, this will be the first managerial position in his coaching career. The 12-time Star Game participant has experience as a Battery Coach in the Squadra Azzura of the second and third editions of the Classics in 2009 and 2013, as well as the 2009 World Cup
born in Norristown, PA, he has Italian roots and even played for Italy in the World Classics `06. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016 after reaching an average batting average of 16 seasons as a catcher at Major League (1992-2007). 308 with 427 home runs and 1335 RBI.
The Italian national team is a 10-time European champion and current vice-champion of the Old Continent after losing the Euro `19 final to the Netherlands in September with a 1:5. The Azores are a steady participant in theWorld Classics (2006, 2009, 2013, 2017), with their best ranking being 7th place from 2013.
In addition to Italian baseball, Mike Piazza has an interest in football in his ancestral homeland. From 2016 to 2018, he was the majority owner of the third-division Reggian until the Reggio Emilia club via footballwintips
went bankrupt and was excluded from the professional league.
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