4 Things David Wright Must Accomplish to Be Considered the Greatest Met Ever

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4 Things David Wright Must Accomplish to Be Considered the Greatest Met Ever
Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports
David Wright is in the prime of his career

David Wright is already the greatest third baseman in New York Mets history, with all due respect to Howard Johnson. He is the iconic cornerstone of the Mets franchise right now.

When people think of the New York Mets, Wright's name is probably the first one that comes to mind. However, is he the greatest Mets player ever?

Not yet. That honor belongs to "The Franchise" Tom Seaver, a Hall of Famer and three-time Cy Young Award winner in 1969, 1973 and 1975 with New York.

However, the 30-year-old Norfolk, Va. native is gaining some ground on Seaver. Wright is already New York's all-time leader in hits (1,426), runs scored (790), walks (616), doubles (322) and RBI (818).

That's a pretty impressive résumé, but he's not in Seaver's territory just yet. Here are four things that Wright must accomplish to be considered the greatest Met ever.

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