Wright 'undeserving' of Jeter comp
February, 15, 2013
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com
Kathy Willens/Associated Press
David Wright is the Mets' Derek Jeter, according to Fred Wilpon.
“In my eyes, that’s the ultimate compliment,” Wright told ESPNNewYork.com. “I think it’s somewhat undeserving. But it’s humbling to be mentioned in the same sentence with him. I understand the rivalry within New York. At the same time, I don’t think you can give a player a bigger compliment.
“The résumé kind of speaks for itself as far as what he’s done on the field. And, most importantly, he’s got a handful of rings. Literally, a handful. I think that’s most important. All in all, like I said, it’s a tremendous compliment. I can’t think of a bigger compliment.”
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