2012-09-12 / Front Page

New York Mets Honor Memory Of Firefighters Lost On 911

By Joyce Vetere Milowski

Photos by Dan Miller/DMD IMAGES
Mets third baseman David Wright and Mets Vice President and COO Jeff Wilpon join firefighters at Fire Station 18 in the West Village to commemorate the 11th anniversary of their loss of SEVEN in the 911 attack on the World Trade Center.Photos by Dan Miller/DMD IMAGES Mets third baseman David Wright and Mets Vice President and COO Jeff Wilpon join firefighters at Fire Station 18 in the West Village to commemorate the 11th anniversary of their loss of SEVEN in the 911 attack on the World Trade Center.On September 10, a day before the 11th Anniversary of the worst homeland disaster in America’s history New York Mets All-Star third baseman David Wright accompanied by Mets Vice President and COO Jeff Wilpon and Mets Vice President for Media Relations, Jay Horwitz visited Fire Company 18 on West 10th Street near Greenwich Avenue in the West Village to show support for the surviving firefighters from this firehouse that lost 7 of New York city’s Bravest eleven years ago during the attack on the World Trade Center.

With the New York Mets gearing up for a September 11, pre-game ceremony of remembrance of those who perished on September 11, 2001, Wright demonstrated the compassion that most professional athletes have for those who put their lives on the line every day as members of the FDNY.


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