David Wright

Baseball Player
Born Dec 20, 1982

David Wright is an American baseball player, who plays third base for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He was drafted by the Mets in 2001, and made his Major League debut in 2004. Wright is a five-time All-Star, and won the Gold Glove Award and the Silver Slugger Award in 2007 and 2008. He also is a member of the 30–30 club, and holds the record for most career RBI and doubles as a Met.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of David Wright.


1982 Birth Born on December 20, 1982.


He was drafted by the Mets in 2001, and made his Major League debut in 2004. … Read More


2003 - 2005 5 More Events
Wright also provided his share of heroics throughout the 2006 season. … Read More
Wright's hit streak of 26 regular season games ended on April 21, 2007 against the Atlanta Braves at Shea Stadium. … Read More
Wright hit his first-ever walk-off home run of his baseball career on August 7, 2008.
2009 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Wright, along with Jose Reyes, arrived at the Mets's Spring Training camp in Port St. Lucie, Florida two weeks early to get a head start on preparing themselves after a disappointing 2009 campaign. … Read More
By June 25, Wright had 12 home runs, which led the team, and was batting .294 with 57 RBIs to lead the N.L. On July 4, 2010, Wright was named the starting third baseman for the National League in the 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star Game and became Wright's fifth consecutive All-Star Game appearance.
On April 5, 2011, Wright singled against the Phillies' Cole Hamels for his 90th career game-winning RBI, surpassing Mike Piazza for the most in Mets history.
2012 29 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On September 25, 2012, Wright tied the all time hit record with the Mets Ed Kranepool with 1,418 hits in a game at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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