New York Mets: Top 5 All-Time Mets Born in New York City

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New York Mets: Top 5 All-Time Mets Born in New York City
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Almost every little boy growing up dreaming that they will one day be a star for their hometown team. In this year's MLB playoffs, we got to see a hometown kid win the World Series with the team he rooted for as a child.

David Freese, who grew up in the St. Louis area, helped his beloved St. Louis Cardinals win the World Series with his stellar Game 6 and his crucial run driven in in Game 7 against the Texas Rangers.

The New York Mets also have a hometown kid on their roster—Mike Baxter. Hopefully, Baxter will get to fulfill his childhood dream and become a star on the Mets, and join the list of New York City kids who have succeeded with the Mets.

Here are the top five Mets born in New York City.

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