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.
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.