Found February 17, 2012 on
Long Island Met Fan:
Even with the Mets waiting on Johan to get on the mound later today its a sad day in Mets land with the passing of Gary Carter yesterday who lost his battle with brain cancer at the way too young age of 57.
Here are some of the quotes from former Mets as well as other baseball greats.
“The one thing I remember about Gary was his smile. He loved life and loved to play the game of baseball.”
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As you undoubtedly know by now, Gary Carter passed away yesterday. The Hall of Fame catcher had an outstanding career as a big part of the star-crossed Montreal Expos’ only playoff team and later a World Champion Mets team. My own first awareness of Carter was one Christmas or birthday long ago, when, although I did not collect baseball cards, someone gave me a pack, and a card...
11 time All Star and 2003 Hall of Fame inductee Gary Carter has passed away at the age of 57. Carter had battled brain cancer for the past nine months, and the disease kept him from coaching the baseball team at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Carter played 19 years in MLB, for the Expos, Mets, Giants, and Dodgers.
Carter was one of the best catchers in the history of the game...
Hall of Famer Gary Carter lost his battle with cancer Thursday. He was 57. Despite the tragic end, Tom Verducci will always remember the 11-time All-Star with a big smile on his face.
All I know about Gary Carter are the stories that I’ve read or that others have told me, plus what I’ve learned from watching various films, interviews and documentaries. From what I have always heard and read about Doc, Straw, Keith and many of others on that 1986 team, they were heavy duty partiers and what not. But you never heard that about Carter.
He was simply that classic...
Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter was remembered by former teammates and colleagues for his smile, energy and competitiveness.
By: Lars Lewis Yesterday, I talked to Montreal hip hop artist Annakin Slayd, and he told me that he was in tears all that morning. Slayd was, and still is a diehard Montreal Expos fan. And hearing about the passing of Expos great Gary Carter, made many eyes well. But it was Slayd who had a special connection with Carter. In Carter’s last game on September 29th, 1992 at Olympic...
'Kid' succumbed to malignant brain tumor which was diagnosed last May
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Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died Thursday. He was 57.
Hard-nosed catcher Gary Carter, who won a World Series in 1986 with the Mets and was the Marlins’ first TV analyst, died at 57.
Over my 19 years of existence, I have watched thousands of archived baseball games. Whether they are on TV or the Internet, it was always interesting to watch old games from back in the 60′s, 70′s, 80, and 90′s.
However, it was always the regular and post season games of the 1986 Mets that I enjoyed watching the most and found the most exciting. It wasn’t just because...
Gary Carter — The Kid — a key component of the Mets’ 1986 world championship team known for his exuberance for life and baseball, died yesterday after a battle with brain cancer. He was 57.
Carter’s daughter, Kimmy Bloemers, made the announcement on a blog she had been keeping that provided...
FRANK CASHEN: “The genesis of the trade was that we wanted to add a big bat to the lineup. He did that right away, but perhaps more importantly was the way he handled our young pitchers. He was the perfect guy for so many reasons.”
DAVEY JOHNSON: “Gary was a one-man scouting system. What people didn’t know was that he kept an individual book on every batter in the National...