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PORT ST. LUCIE â€” With heavy hearts the Mets will pay final respects to Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter tonight at a memorial service in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Carter, a key component of the Metsâ€™ 1986 world championship team, died last week after a battle with brain cancer. He...
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Before the Mets contingent who came to pay tribute to Gary Carter at the memorial service Friday night in Palm Beach Gardens, Carterâ€™s widow, Sandy, was given a mockup of the No. 8 patch the Mets will wear this season in honor of the fallen Hall of Fame catcher by the teamâ€™s owners, Fred and Jeff Wilpon, and manager Terry Collins.
The mockup depicts Carterâ€™s number over...
With heavy hearts the Mets will pay final respects to Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter on Friday night at a memorial service in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Carter, a key component of the Mets' 1986 world championship team, died last week at the age of 57 after a battle with brain cancer.
Former teammates of Carter's expected to attend Friday's service include Keith Hernandez...
The New York Mets will remember former catcher Gary Carter by wearing a patch this season bearing his No. 8.Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon presented the patch to Sandy Carter, the Hall of Fame catcher's widow, after a memorial service on Friday night.Carter played for the Mets from 1985-89 and helped lead the team to a World Series title in 1986.Carter died on February 16,...
Former teammates, friends and well-wishers assembled Friday night to salute Gary Carter's life at the Hall of Fame catcher's home church.
More than 1,000 former teammates, family members and friends of Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter paid tribute to him Friday as much for his prowess on the field as for the type of man he was away from the ballpark.
A robust collection of family, friends, teammates and fellow Hall of Famers filled Christ Fellowship Church Friday night to remember Gary Carter, the late Mets catcher known for his deep faith, ebullient smile and championship play.
Astros manager Brad Mills, a former teammate of Gary Carter, made the drive to Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., along with his wife on Friday night to attend a memorial service for the Hall of Fame catcher, who died of brain cancer on Feb. 16.
More than 1,000 people have turned out for a memorial in Florida to honor Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter. Another Hall of Fame catcher, Johnny Bench, eulogized Carter, saying "no words are adequate" to describe his greatness. Carter's three children described him as a devoted father who was as impressive off the field as on it.
Mets legend, Hall of Famer died Feb. 16 of brain cancer
'He was probably the most positive player that Iâ€™ve ever been around when we were losing,' Wally Backman says
A Mets spokesman announced that a sizable contigent will attendÂ Gary Carterâ€™sÂ funeral on Friday evening in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
The group include Carterâ€™s former teammatesÂ Wally Backman,Â Sid Fernandez,Â Keith Hernandez,Â Howard Johnson,Â Roger McDowell,Â Bobby Ojeda,Â Darryl Strawberry,Â Rusty Staub,Â Tim TeufelÂ and Mookie Wilson, plus current playersÂ Jon Niese,Â Bobby...
Former Mets star Lenny Dykstra will be permitted to attend the funeral of his former teammate Gary Carter.
Dykstra, who is under house arrest in Los Angeles on allegations of bankruptcy fraud and embezzlement, filed papers with a judge earlier this week in an attempt to attend Carterâ€™s funeral...