Mets Rewind
Hall of Fame Profile: David Wright

David Wright is the youngest member of the first class of MetsRewind Hall of Famers. Injuries led to his early retirement after the 2018 season. He recorded 6.3% of the total points collected from all the ballots, placing him fourth in voting.

Wright played his entire 14-year career for the Mets. He was drafted by the Mets in 2001 and made his major league debut on July 21, 2004 at Shea Stadium.

Wright is a seven-time All-Star, a two-time Gold Glove Award winner, a two-time Silver Slugger Award winner, and a member of the 30–30 club. He holds Mets franchise records for RBI, doubles, total bases, runs scored, walks, sacrifice flies, times on base, extra base hits and hits. He was named captain of the Mets in 2013, becoming the fourth captain in the team’s history.

He finished his major league career with a .296 career batting average, 242 home runs and 970 runs batted in.

Career Stats

Dig deeper into Wright's career with his career stats and splits courtesy of Baseball Reference.
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Top 10 Plays

Watch the Captain perform at the highest level with this compilation of Top 10 moments.
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Where is He Now?

Wright is no longer at third, but he's not far from the Mets.
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