Great Moments in Satire

Today I wrote a post pretending to be Mike Piazza, confused at his failure to be elected to the Hall of Fame. It went up about a half hour after the voting results came in and contained comments and arguments I have been writing under my own byline for several years. I figured, therefore, it could not have possibly been assumed by anyone to actually be a column written by Mike Piazza.

Enough people assumed it was actually written by Mike Piazza, however, to where I later felt obligated to clarify that this was, in fact, a joke.

This is why we cannot have nice things people.

Great Moments in Satire

Craig Calcaterra

Craig is the author of the daily baseball (and other things) newsletter, Cup of Coffee. He writes about other things at He lives in New Albany, Ohio with his wife, two kids, and many cats.

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