Last night made it official; the fans and the baseball world have granted David Wright one of the coolest and most prestigious nicknames a ballplayer could have, originating right here on MMO: Captain America. Team USA was on the brink of elimination in the first round of the World Baseball Classic, however with one slam of the bat — a grand slam at that — immediately prompted this tweet from Joe D.
Hell Yeah!!! David Wright + Grand Slam + Team USA = Captain America!
— Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) March 10, 2013
Last night “David Wright” and “Captain America” both were trending worldwide on Twitter, and 39% of all tweets about the WBC has “Wright” mentioned in it. The amount of popularity and ravings from fans of all walks of life has been astounding, Never has the entire baseball fanbase as a whole gotten behind a single player in the WBC like they have with Wright in these 2013 games.
It has been debated whether Wright needs to be officially named captain of the Mets or no...