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People from Chesapeake, Virginia: David Wright, Alonzo Mourning, Deangelo Hall, Randy Forbes, Chris Richardson, Ricky Rudd, Shawn Foreman

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781155380346
Paperback
30 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: David Wright, Alonzo Mourning, DeAngelo Hall, Randy Forbes, Chris Richardson, Ricky Rudd, ShawnMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: David Wright, Alonzo Mourning, DeAngelo Hall, Randy Forbes, Chris Richardson, Ricky Rudd, Shawn Foreman, Magnum T.A., William Fuller, Kenny Easley, Darren Perry, Brian K. Jackson, Michael Cuddyer, Ashton Lewis, Michael Copon, Elton Sawyer, Ed Beard, Jay Pharoah, Vince Hall, Greg Boone, Terry Zahn, Chris Crocker, Harry Blevins, John Cosgrove, Lionell Spruill, Frederick H. Creekmore, Ras-I Dowling, Mark Davis, Jamaine Winborne, Deon Dyer, Patricia Southall, Charlie Stukes, Ray Jarvis, Larry Griffin, Terrence Stubbs, Jeff Hughley. Excerpt: David Wright (born December 20, 1982) is an American baseball player who plays third base for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He was drafted by the Mets in 2001 and made his Major League debut in 2004. Wright is a five time All-Star and won the Gold Glove Award and the Silver Slugger Award in 2007 and 2008. He also is a member of the 30-30 club and holds the record for most career doubles as a Met. Wright was born December 20, 1982, in Norfolk, Virginia, and raised in Chesapeake, Virginia. Wright attended Hickory High School in Chesapeake, Virginia, and was the 2001 Gatorade Virginia High School Player of the Year. Wright also earned All-State honors in 1999, 2000 and 2001 and was named Virginia All-State Player of the Year in 2001. Over his four-year career at Hickory, Wright hit .438 with 13 home runs and 90 RBI. Wright was signed by the New York Mets after being taken 38th overall during the 2001 First-Year Player Draft by the Mets. Prior to signing with the Mets, Wright initially planned to attend Georgia Tech and major in engineering. Wright was chosen by the Mets in the 2001 amateur draft during the supplemental round as compensation for the Mets loss of Mike Hampton to the Colorado Rockies in free agency. Wright was selected after future teammate Aaron Heilman who...