Mets broadcaster Howie Rose says Saturday night’s ceremony honoring David Wright was “very emotional.”
Rose told WOR’s “Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning” it was one of only two times in his career where he felt himself “holding back tears” when he spoke. He said the only other time he experienced such emotions during a baseball game was three years ago when the Mets won the pennant.
“At one point I thought I was going to go. It was a real battle, but I think the Mets choreographed it so perfectly with David taking the field first and then Jose Reyes following him. Everything was just great,” Rose said.
Wright went 0-for-1 with a walk in the game and also fielded a ground ball at third base. He left the game to a standing ovation and addressed the fans after the game.
“The whole thing was just so perfectly done and you had the perfect person to receive that kind of sendoff because David Wright is one of a kind,” Rose said.
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