Found February 22, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
A Mets spokesman announced that a sizable contigent will attend Gary Carter’s funeral on Friday evening in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The group include Carter’s former teammates Wally Backman, Sid Fernandez, Keith Hernandez, Howard Johnson, Roger McDowell, Bobby Ojeda, Darryl Strawberry, Rusty Staub, Tim Teufel and Mookie Wilson, plus current players Jon Niese, Bobby Parnell, Josh Thole and David Wright. Alderson, Collins and assistant GM John Ricco also plan to attend. The family’s website announced the service today, and requested in lieu of flowers, that a donation be made to The Gary Carter Foundation, 580 Village Blvd., Suite 315, West Palm Beach, FL, 33409. Your donations will go to support the Autism Project of Palm Beach County, Hospice of Palm Beach County, and Palm Beach Atlantic University Baseball. Original Post: 2/19 A 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 Pal

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter to be mourned

A Hall of Fame catcher who helped lead the New York Mets to victory in the 1986 World Series is being remembered in South Florida. Gary Carter died Feb. 16 of brain cancer. Family, friends and former teammates are gathering for a memorial service Friday evening at Christ Fellowship Church in Palm Beach Gardens. Carter was an 11-time All-Star, playing most of his career with the...

Putting Together A Gary Carter Trifecta.

The recent passing of Gary Carter alerted me to a fact I'm ashamed to say I did not previously know: Carter was born in my hometown, where I've grown up and spent my entire life. I knew he was a Dodger, though I don't remember his days in Los Angeles (seeing as I was three in 1991, his only season in Dodger blue), but not knowing he's a Culver City native is just...

College baseball team to honor Gary Carter by starting game with 8 players in the field

  Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter passed away last week and will forever be remembered as one of the best to put on a chest protector and shin guards. The 11-time All-Star, 3-time Gold Glove Award winner, and 5-time Silver Slugger Award winner played 19 seasons and was a member of the 1986 World [...]

VIDEO: Canadiens pay tribute to Mets, Expos catcher Carter

MONTREAL -- In a city where hockey rules, Montreal Expos catcher Gary Carter was as popular as the beloved Canadiens. Carter died of brain cancer Thursday at age 57, and the Canadiens honored the baseball Hall of Famer - nicknamed "Kid" - with a five-minute video set to The Eagles...

Montreal to name place in honor of Carter

The Montreal City Council unanimously approved a motion on Monday to name a street or place in honor of Gary Carter, and it also offered condolences to his family.

Carter service tonight

PORT ST. LUCIE — 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 Mets’ 1986 world championship team, died last week after a battle with brain cancer. He...

College team to honor Mets great Carter with '8' players on field

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The Palm Beach Atlantic University baseball team will honor their late coach, Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, by starting a game Tuesday night with only eight players in the field. According to the Palm Beach Post, the Division II squad will also wear a...

VIDEO: Gary Carter Homers in First Game as a Met

Click here to view the embedded video. Need I say more?

Mets past, present to honor Kid

The Mets have begun to formalize plans for Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter’s memorial service on Friday in West Palm Beach. Carter, 57, died Thursday of brain cancer.According to a team spokesman, the Mets contingent will include ownership, general manager Sandy Alderson and assistant general manager John Ricco.

Top Five Issues Facing The 2012 Mets

I always loved this day, when pitchers and catchers report. Actually, the first day of spring training has become blurred with players reporting earlier each spring. It seems the week after the Super Bowl is when  players begin to trickle in. David Wright has been working out in PSL for over a week now. This is the day when enthusiasm and optimism run high for the summer ahead...

Current, former Mets to attend Carter's service

A large contingent of current and former Mets players are planning to attend Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter's memorial service Friday in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
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