David Wright

The 7 Line brand becomes part of Mets culture
The 7 Line brand becomes part of Mets culture
Sports Terence M. Cullen 11/20/2013 at 12:44PM

In the bar where Darren Meenan once sold t-shirts, he now holds court. People shake his hand and wish him well. Only about four years ago Meenan, a Queens native, founded The 7 Line clothing company. Now he and his brand have become fixtures in Mets culture. It’s hooked a younger generation, he said, that [...]

Mets place Wright on 15-DL, Baxter back
Mets place Wright on 15-DL, Baxter back
News Liam La Guerre 8/03/2013 at 3:29PM

The Mets will have to fight on without their leader for a little while. The team placed their captain, David Wright, on the 15-day disabled list this morning after he injured his right hamstring yesterday. “The Pride of Whitestone,” Mike Baxter, was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace him on the roster. Justin Turner started [...]

Baseball meets art at All-Star FanFest
Baseball meets art at All-Star FanFest
News Terence M. Cullen 7/15/2013 at 6:05PM

It was a bright day at Citi Field, Mr. Met on the JumboTron and traffic on all surrounding parkways was bumper-to-bumper. Then the sky fell dark as artist Charles Fazzone took a paintbrush to the heavens and made it a midnight blue. A group of people gathered around his work station and marveled as Fazzone [...]

Mets’ Captain David Wright to start in All-Star Game at Citi Field
Mets’ Captain David Wright to start in All-Star Game at Citi Field
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/06/2013 at 6:45PM

The ballots are counted and it appears fans around the country made the Wright choice. Mets third baseman  David Wright will be starting for the National League team in the MLB All-Star game, which will be played at Citi Field on July 16. The Amazing’s captain outpaced San Francisco Giants Pablo Sandoval, who bested Wright [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/09/2013 at 7:26AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then thunderstorms and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 68. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60%. Thursday night; Mostly cloudy. Low of 54. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT [...]

David Wright named fourth captain in Mets history
David Wright named fourth captain in Mets history
Sports Terence M. Cullen 3/22/2013 at 12:20PM

During his injury-shortened tenure on Team USA this year, fans dubbed him “Captain America.” But now, it’s official. Third baseman David Wright was named the fourth captain in Mets history – joining the elite group with Mets legends Gary Carter, Keith Hernandez and John Franco. Unlike Hernandez and Franco, however, Wright will not wear the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 3/15/2013 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 48. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Friday night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then overcast with a chance of snow. Low of 32. Winds from the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/13/2013 at 7:34AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 50. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 30. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT [...]

Mets, David Wright officially announce new deal
Mets, David Wright officially announce new deal
News Billy Rennison 12/05/2012 at 1:32PM

Mets fans have grown used to watching homegrown stars end up in another team’s uniform, from Tom Seaver to Darryl Strawberry and most recently Jose Reyes. David Wright’s recent eight-year contract with the Mets means that cycle might be broken. Wright’s $138 million extension, first reported at the end of November, was officially signed on [...]