Mike Piazza gestures to the crowd after hitting a two-run...

Mike Piazza gestures to the crowd after hitting a two-run eighth inning home run against the Atlanta Braves at Shea Stadium. This was the first baseball game in New York since the World Trade Center attack of Sept. 11. The Mets won 3-2. Credit: Newsday file photo

As America paused to remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, many baseball players, past and present, took to twitter to express their feelings about the day that changed history:

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