Wright is indeed the franchise, inheriting that title from Tom Seaver, the last player to be considered that important.
It's a long season, but Mets fans are smiling today and they have a right to enjoy it.
Gary was one of those great players you just had to admire even when he was on the other team.
So one of the good guys is down but not yet out. Let's pull for him every way we can in the days ahead.
Major League Baseball is a man's game, but Carter always made it look like he was having fun. Maybe that's his greatest legacy of all.