Outfield – 2009
Patrizi is a 1990 PHS graduate. After playing one year at Camden Catholic, where he batted .358 with six home runs and 13 RBIs, Patrizi transferred to Pennsauken where he batted .349 (’88), .464 (’89) and .441 (’90). His PHS totals include 10 home runs and 70 RBIs. In 1989, Mike played for the Brooklawn American Legion club, where his team won the State Championship.
Patrizi, a fourth round Mets’ draft pick in 1990, was a Converse All American. He established his credentials by being named All Olympic Conference First Team, four times, All Parochial, All Group 3, All Group 4, All South Jersey, and Associated Press and Newark Star Ledger All State.
During his professional career, Patrizi spent four seasons in Mets’ system (Gulf Coast, Kingsport, Columbus, Capital City) and one with the (Kingston) Indians in the Carolina League.
Mike and wife Lori live in Cherry Hill with their four children: Taylor 12, Michael Jr. 10, Nicholas 9, and Lauren 6. He has been a Cherry Hill firefighter for more than 12 years.