Found October 12, 2013 on MetsMinor.net:
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Now that the 2013 season has come to a close for the New York Mets, I wanted to use this week’s time machine on the man Sandy Alderson is planning on building a championship team around: David Wright. We received good news last winter, as Wright and the Mets agreed on an eight-year extension, keeping him in Flushing at least through the 2020 season. He missed a significant chunk of time in 2013 with a hamstring injury, but still managed to hit .307/.390/.514 with 18 home runs, 23 doubles, 17 stolen bases, and 58 RBIs in 430 at-bats. He earned his seventh All-Star selection this season. It was also the fifth time he was voted by the fans to be the starting third baseman for the National League in the mid-summer classic. David Wright has done plenty for the New York Mets since he made his debut as a 21-year-old back in 2004, but let’s take a look at his life before he made it to the big leagues. The fourth captain in Mets franchise history was born in Norfolk, Virginia, then was raise...
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