ACES Inc. Baseball agents Seth and Sam Levinson paid tribute to longtime client, David Wright, with an intimate party at Tao Downtown on Sunday night, September 30th. The low-key event was attended by close friends and family of David Wright as well as current teammates, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz and Michael Conforto, Mets’ owner, Jeff Wilpon and former teammate and friends Todd Zeile, Cliff Floyd and NFL alum, Dallas Clark.
Hosted by Sam and Seth Levinson, along with other principle agents Peter Pedalino, Keith Miller and Brandon O’Hearn, the evening was a celebration of “The Captain.” In a video that was put together by ACES and played at the dinner, President Donald J. Trump praised Wright as a “Spectacular man and a great baseball player.” The video tribute also included highlights from Wright’s distinguished career.
ACES agent Seth Levinson reflected on the evening, “Beyond being a great player, David is a truly remarkable man who exudes class and dignity and instinctually always does the right thing by everyone. It was a night for his family and closest friends to embrace David with love and to show our appreciation for him taking us all along on his incredible journey.”
Wright, who played his entire 14- year career for The Mets and was named the 4th captain in the franchise history, happily posed with a pinstriped cake emblazoned with a No. 5. Aces Agent, Sam Levinson, echoed his brother’s thoughts. “It has been a distinct honor to be part of David’s life for the last eighteen years and he has profoundly touched us in many ways.”
ABOUT DAVID WRIGHT
David Wright is a seven-time All-Star, two-time Gold Glove Award winner, two-time Silver Slugger Award winner, and a member of the 30-30 club. He holds Mets franchise records for most career runs batted in (RBI), doubles, total bases, runs scored, walks, sacrifice flies and times on base. He was named captain of the Mets in 2013, the fourth in team history.
ABOUT ACES INC.
ACES– Athletes’ Careers Enhanced and Secured – has represented professional baseball players for 30 years. Founded by Seth and Sam Levinson, ACES is dedicated to handling players and their careers with expertise offering services that encompass career demands both on and off the field. The agency, a full-service company, expertly handles negotiations for the full-range of player contracts, from Draft bonuses to Minor League, pre-arbitration, arbitration and free agent deals. ACES, which has negotiated more free agent multi-year deals since 2007 than any other agency in the industry, sets itself apart from other agencies in its dedication to work ethic and integrity.