David Wright (baseball)

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David Wright (born 1982-12-20) is a Major League Baseball player. He is currently third basemen for the New York Mets.


  • When I first got to the majors in 2004, female fans held up signs asking me to marry them. Those girls today were what, 13, 14? I'm 23, but that's a little young even for me.
  • As soon as baseball becomes a job, as soon as I stop caring, as soon as the smile goes away, I'll hang up my spikes and do something else.


  • I don't care how much I'm talked about or hyped. It's still up to me to go out and perform.
  • I just want to taste what it's like to win in New York.
  • I love being a Met. It was my favorite team growing up, so to be a Met to me is very special.
  • I'm very confident in what I do, but I’d like to think I don't ever show any kind of cockiness or overconfidence.
  • I'm always looking to improve. And every year I want to do better than the year before.
  • I'm very modest. I know that baseball is a very humbling game.
  • In my opinion you can't ever get used to losing.
  • I take positives out of negatives all the time.
  • There's a lot more to playing in the big leagues in New York than just the baseball part.
  • To me, the fun part of hitting is the thinking part. It's the game within the game.
  • Whether you have a great game or a terrible game, tomorrow's another day and you’ve got to come out here and compete.

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