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The tributes were pouring in from the big names around baseball. Even the Yankees wished David Wright the best as he nears the end of his career.

But perhaps those who will miss him most are the people who saw him every day around the ballpark: The security guard who made sure his wife and daughters got to the family room, the clubbies who ran errands for him over the years.

“Some guys walk in and say ‘how ya doin,’ but David knew your name, he asked how your family was doing,” said one security guard at Citi Field. He asked not to be named because the Mets did not give him permission to talk to the media. “He never walked by you. When I had surgery, he called to check on me.

“He is the best, there won’t be another like him.”

David Wright has brought smiles to just about everyone he met in the ballpark throughout his career. (Elsa / Getty Images)

Wright is known around Queens and New York for quietly doing things for children and the community. Last month, when one of the local women who ran Mama’s of Corona passed away, a clubbie called to let Wright know. A few days later, Wright called the clubbie back to get the exact address; he was outside the shop and wanted to pay his respects to the family of Marie DeBenedettis, whose family restaurant has become a Citi Field classic.

“He did stuff like that all the time,” the clubbie said. “He called sick kids all the time, quietly without telling anybody because he didn’t want the publicity. He was just doing what he thought was right.”

And he took care of the guys who take care of him in the clubhouse every day.

“He’s done so many things for all of us, he’s taken us places, made sure we got taken care of, it’s hard for me to pick just one thing,” the clubbie added. “But I will never forget when my daughter was born, he bought the furniture for her nursery. He didn’t have to do anything, but that’s something you never forget.”

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SHUT DOWN

The Mets shut down relievers Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman for the rest of the season, Mickey Callaway said before Friday night’s game against the Marlins at Citi Field.

Seth Lugo has been shut down after a solid season in relief role.
Seth Lugo has been shut down after a solid season in relief role. (Bill Kostroun / AP)

“We made that decision today,” the manager said “We feel that those guys have had outstanding years. They both finished with a save, on a strong note. They’ve probably done more than we could have ever asked to this point and we felt these last three games are going to give these younger guys a shot to go out there and kind of nail down the games for us. We feel that this is taking care of (Gsellman and Lugo) heading into the offseason so they can come back and be even better next year.”

Both were used heavily this season.

Lugo pitched to a 2.66 ERA in 101.1 innings. He went 3-4 with three saves in 54 appearances, including five starts.

Gsellman made 68 appearances and had 13 saves in 20 opportunities. He pitched to a 4.28 ERA over 80 innings.

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