Dodgers' Tim Federowicz has Mike Piazza's number

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Depending on your perspective, clubhouse manager Mitch Poole bestowed recently promoted rookie catcher Tim Federowicz with either a wonderful gift or a terrible curse. The No. 31 jersey Poole assigned to Federowicz has belonged in recent years to the likes of Brad Penny, James McDonald and Jay Gibbons. But the last catcher to wear it was the most beloved Dodger of his era: Mike Piazza. (Los Angeles Times)

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