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Mike Piazza performs in the dress rehearsal for (Credit: Mitchell Zachs)

Mike Piazza performs in the dress rehearsal for the Miami City Ballet's performance of Slaughter on Tenth Avenue at the Adrienne Arsht Center. (May 3, 2013)

Mike Piazza makes ballet debut

Former Mets catcher Mike Piazza made his ballet debut Friday with a cameo as the Gangster in Miami City Ballet's production of George Balanchine's Slaughter on Tenth Avenue.

Mike Piazza, right, performs in the dress rehearsal
(Credit: Mitchell Zachs)

Mike Piazza, right, performs in the dress rehearsal for the Miami City Ballet's performance of Slaughter on Tenth Avenue at the Adrienne Arsht Center. (May 3, 2013)

Mike Piazza arrives to perform in the dress
(Credit: Mitchell Zachs)

Mike Piazza arrives to perform in the dress rehearsal for the Miami City Ballet's performance of Slaughter on Tenth Avenue at the Adrienne Arsht Center. (May 3, 2013)

Mike Piazza performs in the dress rehearsal for
(Credit: Mitchell Zachs)

Mike Piazza performs in the dress rehearsal for the Miami City Ballet's performance of Slaughter on Tenth Avenue at the Adrienne Arsht Center. (May 3, 2013)

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Mike Piazza performs in the dress rehearsal for
(Credit: Mitchell Zachs)

Mike Piazza performs in the dress rehearsal for the Miami City Ballet's performance of Slaughter on Tenth Avenue at the Adrienne Arsht Center. (May 3, 2013)

Mike Piazza, right, performs in the dress rehearsal
(Credit: Mitchell Zachs)

Mike Piazza, right, performs in the dress rehearsal for the Miami City Ballet's performance of Slaughter on Tenth Avenue at the Adrienne Arsht Center. (May 3, 2013)

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