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  • Gary Carter, RIP: Sense, and Unsense

    02/18/2012 12:08:50 AM PST · by BluesDuke · 6 replies
    Throneberry Fields Forever ^ | 17 February 2012 | Yours Truly
    We didn’t expect, we merely hoped, that one way or the other Gary Carter would conquer the enemy that finally took him down Thursday. Knowing Carter, perhaps one of the better things we can think of his death at 57 is that at least he was granted that one final Valentine’s Day, to spend with the wife he loved proudly over thirty-seven years of marriage. Until a massive attack of glioblastoma multiforme that was diagnosed almost a year ago, Carter was living proof that living well is the sweetest revenge. The exuberant young man who was considered poison because he...
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Gary Carter dies

    02/16/2012 2:39:07 PM PST · by John W · 46 replies
    Sporting News ^ | February 16, 2012 | Chris Bahr
    Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter died Thursday after a battle with brain cancer. He was 57. Affectionately known as the Kid during his 19-season major league career, Carter was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2003, his sixth year on the ballot. Carter was a career .262 hitter with 324 homers and 1,225 RBIs. He hit at least 20 homers in nine seasons and topped 100 RBIs four times, leading the National League in that category in 1984 when he drove in 106 runs. Among catchers, Carter ranks third all-time in RBIs and games caught, and fifth homers...
  • Gary Carter's tumor likely malignant

    05/27/2011 7:07:18 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 12 replies
    ESPN ^ | 5-27-11 | Mike Mazeo
    NEW YORK -- A tumor on former New York Mets Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter's brain "appears to be malignant," according to doctors at Duke University. "Following a thorough examination and assessment of Gary Carter, biopsies were performed (Friday) morning from a tumor located in Mr. Carter's brain," Dr. Allan H. Friedman and Dr. Henry S. Friedman, co-deputy directors of The Preston Robert Tisch Brian Tumor Center at Duke, said in a statement. "The preliminary results are that his tumor appears to be malignant. Once the pathology report is available, which will take several days, we will discuss treatment...