Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 3/22/13
Yesterday the New York Mets named third baseman David Wright captain. Wright has decided not to wear the “C” on his jersey, though he still has that leadership role. This brought up the question should the Phillies name a player captain? At the very beginning of Spring Training closer Jonathan Papelbon questioned the Phillies’ leadership. He had said that last season he did not see any sign or type of leadership throughout the season. Would naming a captain help the situation? In my opinion I do think that naming a captain would help the situation. You always hear of more than one person leading the team on and off the field. Having only one person to go to would maybe keep everything organized and the players would feel that sense of leadership, rather than having many guys trying to fulfill that role and nothing getting done. Who should be the captain? It should be someone who is a Veteran on the team. I think that Jimmy Rollins would be a good candidate. He would be good because he has
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