Mike Piazza’s New Book To Tell Harrowing Story of Denying He Is Gay

Former Major League catcher Mike Piazza was beset with pesky questions about his sexuality throughout his career. He even married a sexy Playboy centerfold to disprove it! Now retired, Piazza’s cashing in with a book, expected to drop in 2010, that will cover “national controversies –- notably the 2000 World Series incident when Roger Clemens threw a shattered bat at Piazza, and the press conference he held to deny rumors that he was gay.” [LAT]