Mike Piazza, ex-catcher, to star in ballet

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A flyer advertising a costume fitting for Mike Piazza, former MLB baseball player, is shown with an assortment of hats, while Piazza is fitted for his costume for his role in "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" at the Miami City Ballet, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Miami Beach, Fla. Piazza plays a gangster in the ballet. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Former baseball player Mike Piazza will take the stage with Miami City Ballet next month. Piazza will walk on stage and say a few lines in the company's May 3 production of the ballet George Balanchine choreographed as part of the 1930s musical "On Your Toes."

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