David Wright

MLB All-Star David Wright gets custom-fit for Callaway Clubs

As the seven-time All-Star third baseman and captain of the New York Mets, David Wright is one of the more decorated baseball players of the century. Unfortunately, recurring back issues forced him to retire in 2018 after a 14-year major league career that included two Silver Slugger awards, two Gold Glove awards and three trips to the playoffs. Needing something to fill the void, Wright, 39, traded his 34-inch, 32-ounce Marucci baseball bat for golf clubs. “I instantly fell in love with the game. I can go practice, work on my short game, or play five or six holes by myself,” Wright said. “It’s the perfect fit. I needed something to work at, to accomplish some sort of goal. I’m ultra-competitive and want to see how the work I put in practice-wise can pay off.”
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David Wright joins a ‘who’s who’ to headline large Virginia Sports Hall of Fame class

It was the names that struck David Wright the most. The longtime New York Mets star and Hampton Roads native perused the list of his fellow inductees into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday and marveled that he was among them. “It’s a who’s who, for sure,” Wright said. “Growing up, I knew of the names coming out of this area. But having been from here and kind of being a little older ...

Scribble with David Wright

Don Wooten and Rebecca Wee talk with poet David Wright. Rebecca Wee joined the Augustana English department in 1994; she teaches poetry, literature, first-year writing, and directs independent studies in creative writing. Memphis-born Joseph Donald Wooten was sent, at the age of 17, to the seminary at St. Ambrose College...

David Wright and Jose Reyes: A duo cut too short

Feelings of nostalgia boil over when New York Mets fans picture David Wright cornering old Shea Stadium’s infield aside his battery partner Jose Reyes at shortstop. The people of Queens, N.Y. well understand the magnitude these profound ballplayers represent as pillars of the franchise. The two (who contrast heavily in terms of their respective personalities), seemingly grew up before the eyes of the city, a place that welcomed a pair of young kids and turned them into men, nonetheless legends of the long-standing organization.
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David Wright takes over as new head football coach at Framingham High School

FRAMINGHAM — David Wright has been named Framingham High’s head football coach. He takes over for Rob Ferrante, who resigned after last season. Wright, who grew up in the south and served eight years in the Air Force, was Framingham’s freshman coach last season. He has been a fixture in youth football in the area, in Framingham and coincidentally, Natick, Framingham’s arch-rival. Wright and former Natick great Paul Ghilani once coached Natick’s Pop Warner A team.

Booth Western Art Museum honors Gallatin artist David Wright

On Feb. 19, the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Ga. honored David Wright by presenting him with its Artist of Excellence Award. Once a year the Booth Museum selects an American artist to honor with this prestigious award. The award was presented during its annual For the Love of Art Gala.