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Twenty Questions with Vance Wilson

A major injury to Mike Piazza early in the 2003 season gave Mets' catcher Vance Wilson a chance to step in to the lineup on an everyday basis for the first time in his career. Wilson responded with career highs in hits, runs, RBI, doubles, and home runs. So how is he preparing for 2004? By answering NYFS' 20 Questions.

A fan favorite who is notorious for his work ethic and leadership abilities in addition to his prowess on the field, Wilson committed only five errors last season and was second in the Majors (55.4 percent) in stolen base percentage. Heading in to camp this Spring with a roster spot in his pocket, Wilson is gunning to prove his .274 average across 180 ABs is a better representation of his everyday...

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