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Everything is All Wright After All

So apparently the Mike Myers film festival did David Wright some good, eh?

* David Wright's 11th career multi-homer game was the 306th multi-homer game in Mets history. Wright is now halfway to Darryl Strawberry's club record for multi-homer games.

Most Multi-HR Games
Mets History

22-Darryl Strawberry
17-Mike Piazza
16-Dave Kingman
11-David Wright
11-Carlos Beltran
10-Kevin McReynolds
10-Bobby Bonilla

* It was also the 9th time that David Wright had a multi-homer game at Shea Stadium. He's closing in on Darryl Strawberry's Shea record

Most Multi-HR Games
For Mets at Shea Stadium

11-Darryl Strawberry
9-David Wright
6-Gary Carter
5-Mike Piazza
5-Todd Hundley
5-Dave Kingman
5-Bobby Bonilla

Truly Multimet fans know... Willie McCovey has the mark for most multi-homer games against the Mets, with 8.

Most Multi-HR Games vs Mets
8-Willie McCovey
6-Willie Mays
5-Dave Kingman
5-Chipper Jones
5-Dick Allen


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