Sportrait: David Wright

New York magazine profiled Wright last week:

“Professional athletes these days, baseball players especially, are not expected to smile. They are expected to bemoan their contracts and question their teammates’ skills and act prickly with fans and lie about not using steroids. But when Wright hits a home run, or even when he doesn’t, and especially when he gets ragged on in the clubhouse for being such a pretty boy, his reaction is uniform: the pinched dimples, the flash of white teeth, the brown eyes sparkling—a random combination of muscle movements offering infinite branding possibilities.”

Their conclusion? “I’m sorry, but you’ve just got to love the kid.”

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  1. soulbrotha says

    Dammit, dammit, dammit! Yesterday was my birthday and I was ON that block! I missed him! That would have been a great b-day present to see him. Shit.
    (Can you tell I got the hots for him?)LOL.

  2. Andre60609 says

    Not usually attracted to white men at all, but, this one is HOT and just plain gorgeous and SEXY to boot, and, now I’ll have to follow his games!

  3. raben says

    As you are probably already aware, David Wright appears on the cover of the Men’s Health magazine for April. Seems like there is another Men’s Health publication (the non-subscription issue?) that has a different picture of him on the cover.

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