MMO 2012 Mets Annual Coming In April

After years of tossing the idea around, we finally decided to take the proverbial plunge and bring to you what I can only describe as our Amazin’ Labor of Love… Without further adieu, I present to all of you the first look at the Mets Merized Online 2012 Mets Annual. This 2012 Annual will feature the excellent work of over 15 of our writers and will provide Mets fans with a valuable...
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March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Memorial Service Announced For Gary Carter

“It’s nice to know that even though my body feels like an old man now, I will always be a kid at heart.” The memorial service to honor Gary Carter, the Hall of Fame catcher who died of brain cancer at 57 earlier this week, has been scheduled for Friday night in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The family’s website announced the service today, and requested in lieu of flowers, that a donation...
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February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

'Kid' lived a life of grace and giving

It was nine months ago when doctors first discovered the tumors in Gary Carter's brain, and they knew instantly it would be a horrific fight. Instead of rotating medicines, holding back one or two in case the others failed, the specialists chose to throw everything into Carter's system at once. "It was that bad," a family friend said of the diagnosis. "From day one, the odds were...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Carter's life was short, but intense

Two weeks ago, Hall of Famer Gary Carter made what was to be his final public appearance. The Palm Beach Atlantic University baseball team that he coached the two previous years was opening its season, and Carter wasn't about to miss the first pitch, even if it meant he had to ride around the field in a golf cart and then leave after the third inning, a concession to the life-eroding...
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February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Gary Carter's tumor shrinking

The daughter of Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter said Wednesday his brain tumors have continued to shrink. The former Montreal Expos and New York Mets great received the results Wednesday from an MRI exam taken at Duke Cancer Institute and his daughter reported they are "10 percent smaller than the first MRI" and that "parts of the tumors are actually dying." The tumors were discovered...
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October 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Report: Carter gets good news after MRI

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter received good news Tuesday after the results of an MRI exam revealed his brain tumors are "80 percent better." The news was relayed by Carter's daughter Kimmy Bloemers on a family website, according to the New York Post. The New York Mets legend, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer in May, was told by his doctor at Duke Medical Center that...
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August 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Mets great Carter's tumors likely inoperable

Doctors treating Mets great Gary Carter for brain cancer told his family that they are "99 percent sure" the Hall of Famer has a Grade 4 Glioblastoma and that it was likely inoperable, the New York Post reported Sunday. The results were not set to be confirmed until Tuesday, and the family was hopeful for more positive news. But tests showed the cancer "is like a snake of tumors...
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May 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Family Says Gary Carter’s Tumors Are Likely Malignant

It’s with sadness that I report that the family of Gary Carter have released a statement that doctors are 90% certain that the tumors in Gary’s brain are malignant. The statement was read minutes ago on WFAN. “It was very hard for all of us to hear, as we have been hoping and praying that the tumors would be benign,” one of Carter’s daughters wrote on the website. “Lots of tears...
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May 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Gary Carter has brain tumors

Gary Carter released the following statement via the Mets. Earlier today, I learned that four very small tumors have been found on my brain, following an MRI on Friday at a West Palm Beach facility. I am scheduled to be examined further Thursday at Duke Medical Center, and we will learn more at that time about my diagnosis. My wife, Sandy, and our children and family thank...
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May 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Say A Prayer For Gary Carter Today

Some sad news is being reported by Bill Madden of the Daily News, Mets Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has been diagnosed with four small tumors on his brain and will be going to Duke University Hospital for surgery in the next day or so, the Daily News has learned. According to sources close to Carter, the 57-year-old Met icon has been complaining of headaches and forgetfulness...
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May 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Friday 5: Gary Carter

Last week, I had the honor of "Talkin' Baseball" with Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter. This week, naturally, he knocks out the “Friday 5”.HOVG: Who was your biggest influence and why?CARTER: Probably my brother and my Dad. My brother is four years older and I always wanted to be like him but wanted to be better.HOVG: What is your most memorable travel experience?CARTER: Probably...
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May 14, 2010  |  Discuss

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