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« on: February 16, 2012, 06:05:11 pm »
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Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series led to perhaps the most famous comeback in baseball history, died Thursday. He was 57. Carter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in May.

Carter spent 11 seasons with the Montreal Expos but reached his greatest fame during his five-season tenure for the Mets. He was an 11-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove winner and was the first player to go into the Hall of Fame with an Expos cap on his plaque.
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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2012, 06:08:39 pm »
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Big part of my 1985-1986 gone this week between Whitney and now The Kid. Ive read a few books on the 86 Mets and he was like the only guy not drugging and womanizing. 

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« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2012, 06:24:33 pm »
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RIP Gary Carter.
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« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2012, 02:06:17 pm »
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I hate the Mets, but Carter was a legend. RIP.
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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2012, 06:02:43 pm »
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I hate the Mets, but Carter was a legend. RIP.


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« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2012, 11:01:08 pm »
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In 1982, he started 151 games at catcher and hit .293/.381/.510. I can't even begin to imagine that.
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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2012, 12:18:22 am »
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I hate the Mets, but Carter was a legend. RIP.

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