New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis burst onto the scene last year en route to having a successful rookie campaign.
After Daniel Murphy’s injury in spring training 2010, Davis appeared to be the likely successor. However, the Mets opted to use veteran Mike Jacobs at first.
That experiment flopped, which allowed Davis to get his chance.
With one year under his belt, Davis is poised to have a breakout year in 2011. He may not put up Albert Pujols-type numbers, but then again, not many first basemen can.
Davis will look to improve upon his rookie season as spring training wraps up.
Here are 10 reasons Davis is ready to become a superstar this season.