February 27, 2009
In the convo, Piazza details the history of baseball in the old country ("it's been a second-tier sport"), how he appreciates the opportunity to get back into the game ("This is a really nice way to get my feet wet and see if this is something I'd like to do") and where his ancestors are from ("Sicily").
But don't worry, he's not moving back and he'll still be all ours after the WBC ends.
"I'm not doing the reverse Christopher Columbus thing" Piazza says.
A big BLS head nod to the NY Post's Bart Hubbuch for shooting the video.
For more on the WBC, check out Yahoo! Sports new WBC page.