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Mayor de Blasio proclaims Saturday, September 27 as “David Wright Day”

Before he plays in what may very well be his last game, David Wright was honored by the New York official

Since announcing he would be starting a baseball game for the first time since 2016, David Wright has been given nothing but praise by his peers. He has received gifts from various organizations, like the Phillies and Braves. The Yankees even took out a page of the New York Post to honor him. As we get closer to game time, emotions are running high. New York is not done honoring him just yet, however.

Before today’s (September 27)  game against the Marlins, Mayor Bill de Blasio went the extra step to honor the captain of the Mets. He proclaimed today “David Wright Day” in New York City. de Blasio took to Twitter to make the announcement.

Whatever your opinion is of de Blasio as a politician, this is a classy move. For over 14+ years, David Wright has bled orange and blue. He is currently the leader in almost every offensive category for the Mets. Mayor de Blasio is here to remind folks that, “His legacy and the indelible mark he’s left on all of baseball will never be forgotten.”

Tonight is sure to be one of those moments that will last a lifetime for Wright. Being able to pinch hit last night, Wright got to feel the atmosphere of Citi Field, a loud one at that, for the first time since 2016. Come 7 p.m. ET, the atmosphere will be electric. “David Wright Day” has arrived, get ready to wipe away the tears.

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