MLB: Chicago Cubs 5, N.Y. Mets 3

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Derek Lee's two homers and three RBI Saturday lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 8, Colorado 3

DENVER, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- David Wright's three hits and three RBI Thursday led the New York Mets to an 8-3 win over Colorado.
Wright out of hospital, status uncertain

Wright out of hospital, status uncertain

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The New York Mets' David Wright is sidelined indefinitely after being hit on his batting helmet by a pitch thrown by San Francisco's Matt Cain.

MLB: New York Mets 6, Arizona 4

PHOENIX, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Luis Castillo and Cory Sullivan drove in runs in the eighth inning to give New York a two-run lead and the Mets hung on Wednesday to down Arizona 6-4.
MLB: N.Y. Mets 9, St. Louis 0

MLB: N.Y. Mets 9, St. Louis 0

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan hit a two-run homer among three hits and four RBI Wednesday, leading the New York Mets to a 9-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
MLB: N.Y. Mets 7, Colorado 0

MLB: N.Y. Mets 7, Colorado 0

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) -- Johan Santana and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout, helping the New York Mets to a 7-0 rout of Colorado in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.

MLB: New York Mets 7, Colorado 3

NEW YORK, July 27 (UPI) -- Fernando Tatis had a pinch-hit grand slam to snap an eighth inning tie Monday and propel the New York Mets to a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies.

MLB: New York Mets 8, Houston 3

HOUSTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Luis Castillo, David Wright and Jeff Francoeur each drove in two runs Sunday to help the New York Mets earn an 8-3 win over Houston.

MLB: New York Mets 10, Houston 3

HOUSTON, July 25 (UPI) -- Jeff Francoeur hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs Saturday, boosting the New York Mets to a 10-3 rout of the Houston Astros.

MLB: Milwaukee 6, N.Y. Mets 3

MILWAUKEE, June 30 (UPI) -- Ryan Braun had three of his four RBI in the fourth inning Tuesday to propel the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-3 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 11, St. Louis 0

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- David Wright had four of New York's 16 hits Wednesday, Nick Evans delivered a two-run homer and the Mets blasted St. Louis 11-0.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 6, Baltimore 4

BALTIMORE, June 16 (UPI) -- Alex Cora had three hits and Mike Pelfrey earned his first win in more than a month Tuesday to lead the New York Mets past Baltimore 6-4 in inter-league play.
MLB: New York Yankees 9, New York Mets 8

MLB: New York Yankees 9, New York Mets 8

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- A two-run error in the bottom of the ninth Friday helped the New York Yankees edge the New York Mets 9-8 in the opener of the inter-league Subway Series.
11-year-old recovers from gunshot wound

11-year-old recovers from gunshot wound

NEW YORK, June 11 (UPI) -- A New York little leaguer is determined to play again despite a recent gunshot wound to his head by a stray bullet, the New York Post said.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 7, Washington 0

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- Livan Hernandez pitched seven shutout innings Sunday and the Mets' bullpen mopped up in New York's 7-0 win over the Washington Nationals.
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David Wright
New York Mets third baseman David Wright warms up prior to the game against the Washington Nationals on September 15, 2008 at Nationals Park in Washington. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

David Wright (December 12, 1912 – May 25, 1967) was a British illustrator who drew a series of "lovelies" that epitomised female glamour during World War II. He also created the "Carol Day" cartoon strip for the Daily Mail in 1956, creating a soap opera style of comic strip that paralleled similar work in the USA.

However, it is his series of 169 illustrations for The Sketch magazine (from 1941 to 1951) that became most popular. In the 1950s he continued drawing in a similar style for Men Only.

Wright started work at his uncle's studio after leaving school, later becoming the fashion illustrator for a number of women's magazines. He was commissioned in 1941 to draw a series of glamorous women for The Sketch, most of whom were modelled on his wife Esme. The illustrations established him as one of the most popular pin-up artists during World War II. During the war he worked as a driving instructor for the armed forces in Abersoch, Wales, which left him plenty of time to continue his illustration work.

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