Montreal names street after Carter

A stretch of road in front of the stadium where he began his Hall of Fame career has been renamed in honor of former Montreal Expos catcher Gary Carter. Signs indicating Rue Gary-Carter were already in place on Tuesday as municipal officials announced the renaming of Faillon Street West outside of what used to be Jarry Park after the most popular player in the history of the defunct...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

A Reflection Of Gary Carter In The Eyes Of His Daughter

The man affectionately known as “The Kid” would have been 59 years young today if he had not tragically lost his battle with cancer just over a year ago. Carter is remembered not only for being an amazing talent on the diamond but also a role model and genuine human being that all of us could learn something from. The Hall of Famer who spent 12 seasons as a member of the Montreal...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Carter credited by Merriam-Webster for coining the phrase ‘f-bomb’

Gary Carter was one of the best catchers the MLB has ever seen and a Mets hero. The Hall of Famer won three gold gloves throughout his 21-year career and was an 11-time All-Star. He helped the Mets win their last World Series in 1986, belting a 10th-inning single in Game 6 to spark one of the most famous comebacks in MLB history against Boston. New York honored “Kid” Carter after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets to wear Gary Carter patch

Before the Mets contingent who came to pay tribute to Gary Carter at the memorial service Friday night in Palm Beach Gardens, Carter’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 team’s owners, Fred and Jeff Wilpon, and manager Terry Collins. The mockup depicts Carter’s number over an inverted...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Empire State Building showed Mets colors to honor Gary Carter (Picture)

Gary Carter only spent five seasons in New York, but the city loved him enough to light up the Empire State Building in the Mets’ orange and blue colors Friday in his honor. Carter died Thursday because of brain cancer. He was an 11-time All-Star and had four 100-RBI seasons, two with the Mets. In a tweet announcing the move, the Empire State Building called Carter a “humanitarian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Gary Carter’s Three Biggest Hits

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 bearing...
Via Fangraphs
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

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