David Wright answers questions at the Mets 50th anniversary announcement
David Wright was one of three Mets players selected to represent the team at the announcement of the 50th anniversary season Nov. 16 at Citi Field. I was on hand to cover the event for Metsmerized.
Wright discussed a multitude of topics, while noting that he likes the team’s new uniforms and that his back is feeling very good after missing time last season due to injury.
He said it’s been an honor to be a Met and that many great players have came before him. Growing up as a Met fan in Virginia, playing for the Mets has carried much more significant weight.
Wright remembers emulating Darryl Strawberry’s swing and Doc Gooden’s delivery in his backyard. He said his favorite Mets memory is Mike Piazza’s healing home run after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Wright wants to be remembered, but he feels he must win something first in order to do so.
David Wright talks about wanting to leave a legacy in New Yor...