Gary Carter, Hall of Fame catcher, dies of brain cancer at 57

But apparently Gary Carter of the Mets had been running past us, or something, as we spoke. Because as I turned around to try to figure out which of the Mets we might appeal to out of desperation, he was ten feet away and

Click here Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57 Originally published: February 16, 2012 5:10 PM Updated: February 16, 2012 8:19 PM By The Associated Press BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer) (AP) — Gary Carter was nicknamed "Kid" for good reason.

[Updated at 8:03 p.m. ET] Baseball Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, who played 19 Major League seasons and won a World Series with the New York Mets in 1986, died Thursday in Florida after battling brain cancer,

By Mike Dodd, USA TODAY Even as the world watched the Grade 4 brain cancer wither his body, Gary Carter was still, and is always, Kid. It is a testament to Carter's passion for the game, and for life, that the nickname that at times was applied

MONTREAL – The lights went out for Hall of Fame catcher and former Expo Gary Carter on Thursday after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. Carter, 57, was nicknamed “The Kid,” but his teammates also called him “Lights” because of his broad smile and