David Allen Wright (born December 20, 1982) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was drafted by the Mets in 2001 and made his major league debut on July 21, 2004, at Shea Stadium. He was nicknamed Captain America after his performance in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. Wright is a seven-time All-Star, two-time Gold Glove Award winner, two-time Silver Slugger Award winner, and a member of the 30–30 club. He holds Mets franchise records for most career runs batted in (RBIs), doubles, total bases, runs scored, walks, sacrifice flies, times on base, extra base hits, strikeouts, double plays, and hits. He was named captain of the Mets in 2013, the fourth in team history.