New White House Comms Director Helped Recover Mike Piazza’s 9/11 Jersey

Anthony Scaramucci, named Donald Trump's new White House communications director, says he's ready to take "dramatic action" to stop leaks to the press

New White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci has a passion for certain items of historical significance, and the Mets.

Scaramucci was part of a group that purchased former Met Mike Piazza’s game-worn jersey from September 21, 2001, the first game the Mets played after the 9/11 attacks:

The jersey, originally purchased from the Mets by a collector, sold at auction for $365,000. Piazza hit the game-winning homerun while wearing the jersey.

According to USA Today, “Scaramucci, who was at that Sept. 21 game at Shea Stadium and is a self-proclaimed huge Mets fan, and his group promised to display the jersey at the Mets’ home at CitiField, the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, and the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York on a rotating basis.”

Piazza himself expressed relief that the jersey would be headed back to the Mets:


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