Mike Piazza

2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

Piazza in 2012, photo by PrPhotos

Birth Name: Michael Joseph Piazza

Place of Birth: Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 4, 1968

*Italian/Sicilian (father)
*Slovak (mother)

Mike Piazza is an American professional baseball player.

He is the son of Veronica and Vincent Piazza.

Mike’s paternal grandfather was named Rosario “Russel” Piazza. Rosario was born, c. 1913, in Sciacca, Province of Agrigento, Sicily.

Mike’s maternal grandfather was John P. Horenci (the son of Joseph Horenci and Helen/Ilona Dubovski). John was born in Pennsylvania, to Slovak parents. Joseph was from Dubovany, Piešťany.

Mike’s maternal grandmother was Mary R. Natisky (the daughter of Joseph Natisky and Alberta Halo).

Sources: https://www.facebook.com

Mike’s maternal grandfather, John P. Horenci, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

4 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    His parents were Joseph Horenci and Helen/Ilona Dubovski.

    This might be also them:
    Joseph is from Dubovany, Piešťany.

  2. bearboy says:

    Officially in the Hall of Fame!

  3. andrew says:

    his Italian side is Sicilian

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