Highlights from David Wright’s first decade in the big leagues

Old man David Wright celebrates the 10-year anniversary of his big league debut on Monday. Here are five highlights from the Mets third baseman’s career:

July 22, 2004: Wright’s first career hit, a double against the Expos one day after his debut:


Aug. 9, 2005: Wright makes the most memorable defensive play of his career, robbing Brian Giles in San Diego:


May 19, 2006: For Wright, no regular-season hit has been bigger than this Subway Series walk-off against Mariano Rivera:


March 19, 2009: Wright, who would go on to earn the nickname “Captain America” during an injury-shortened 2013 World Baseball Classic appearance, hit this walk-off single to beat Puerto Rico in a WBC elimination game:


Dec. 5, 2012: The Mets officially signed Wright to a new eight-year, $138-million contract, effectively making him a Met for life:

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