Updated on 3/21
Terry Collins just announced that the Mets have named David Wright the captain of the New York Mets.
Wright becomes the fourth captain in team history, joining Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter, and John Franco.
“This is probably one of the proudest days of my career so far,” Wright said.
“To be viewed in this light – by ownership, by Sandy and the front office, the coaching staff, and most importantly by the players – means a great deal to me. I’m honored and proud to be on the short list of guys of captains of this franchise. It’s a dream come true, to say the least, and something I am very, very proud of.”
Wright will not wear the “C” on his jersey, unlike the captains before him.
Interestingly enough, yesterday I think I told Clayton (was it you Clayton?) that this news was going to break today.
Original Post 3/13
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