From 1962 until 2004, third base was a revolving door for the New York Mets franchise. Of the 130-plus players to have played the position, only four appeared in over 500 games.
That changed when David Allen Wright began his career on July 21, 2004 against the Montreal Expos.
Now in his ninth season, the Virginia native has solidified his spot as the premier third baseman in franchise history. He holds the club records for runs scored, runs batted in and total bases.
Since his debut, the Mets have produced some players who are showing promise but none that have become superstars just yet.
With that being said, here are five players in the Mets organization that have shown superstar potential and one of them who has the greatest chance of becoming the next franchise player.