Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 3/14/13
As my dad used to say – and he’s been quoted by so many – “Some are born to greatness; others have greatness thrust upon them.” Often we find ourselves in situations not of our own making, that result in us as human beings taking a step forward and producing results surprising to even ourselves. Almost daily, your intrepid columnist is asked to accomplish something that – in his own mind – he has no business even attempting. There comes a time for everyone, a moment they have to step up. No escape. That time has arrived for David Wright. Is it a World Series? No. Is there a pennant on the line? No. Are the Mets on the precipice of a post-season berth? No. Is this a crucial series with the Phillies or Braves in July? No. Even the most rabidly optimistic Mets fan must surely realize that there probably won’t be anything on the line – besides pride – in 2013. As presently constituted, it’s almost a lead-pipe cinch that the Mets won’t be contending for anything but third pla
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