New York Mets: Off The Diamond

Mike KentSenior Writer IDecember 24, 2008

Its known the Mets' players are great in the community. I just want to show you three of them who have done a great job and deserve a lot of credit.

Fernando Tatis

Fernando Tatis is one of the best baseball story’s of the 2008 season. He took a two-year break from baseball. Why did he come back? He came back to baseball in 2006 so he can buy land for a new church in San Pedro, his home town. The Orioles invited him to spring training and and he came up to the Majors in the same season on July 21.

Carlos Delgado

Carlos Delgado is known for his great bat, but he is also known for what he does off the baseball diamond. He and his wife, Betzaida are running a foundation call "Extra Bases," established in 2001, a non-profit organization. Carlos is also a member of the NY action team, a national youth volunteer program.

David Wright

David Wright is the Mets' team captain, but he also has his own foundation, the David Wright Foundation. The foundation was established in 2005 and works toward improving the health, education, and emotional development of children in need.

The Mets foundation

The Mets are not only the 25-man roster. The Mets are a team built of players, a manager, GM, owner, ticket salesmen, and all the people who work in the organization, which founded in 1963 its own foundation, the New York Mets Foundation. So you can tell the Mets are full of love and care for all of their community and the world.

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