Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 2/16/12
Rest in peace, Gary Carter. This remembrance from the Montreal Gazette is a must-read. And above, video of his last career hit from September 27, 1992. Below, Davey Johnson's statement on the passing of the Hall of Famer, via the Washington Nationals: "Today, the world of baseball lost a Hall-of-Famer and I have lost a treasured friend. Anyone lucky enough to have been part of Gary Carter's world will agree...nobody loved life in a bigger way than Gary. He seized every opportunity to savor what mattered most to him: his close-knit, loving family; meaningful, enduring friendships; an unbridled passion for baseball; and the fulfillment he felt from making a difference in his community. Gary's brave battle has ended, but his from-the-gut laughter will be heard and his vitality and spirit will be felt forever. I loved him very much, and I know he is finally at peace." Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.  
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