Gary Carter, the Kid
A collection of pictures, stories, and memories.
I loathe the Montreal Canadiens, but the one thing they do right is take care of their heritage and tradition... and that extends to other Montreal legends as well.
Baseball Hall of Famer, Gary Carter, who died from glioblastoma at the age of 57. Carter, a catcher, had his greatest success as a member of the Montreal Expos and the New York Mets. Before his death he was the coach of the Palm Beach Atlantic University Sailfish. (Image of Carter's 1980 baseball card is copyright Topps, Inc.) And one tough son of a gun, too...
Gary Carter is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 27, 2003 with Eddie Murray.
Gary Carter and the Mets celebrate winning the 1986 World Series against the Boston Red Sox
Gary Carter stands in the on -deck circle and waves to the crowd who gave him a standing ovation before anticipated final at bat as a Met at Shea Stadium.