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PHI@NYM: Gary Carter hits a double in his final at-bat at Shea Stadium as a member of the Mets - MLB

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@SimonDaillie1 yr since passing of The Kid. Pic taken at 1986 parade by my dad who took me to parade.

The patch that the Mets will wear to honor Gary Carter

(via Brooklyn Cyclones)


There was a “Remember Gary Carter” event at the Citi Field parking lot, where Shea Stadium once stood. 

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Former Mets manager Yogi Berra and former Mets catcher Gary Carter meet on the field for a post-game ceremony after the last regular season baseball game ever played in Shea Stadium against the Florida Marlins on September 28, 2008. Carter died on Thursday at the age of 57. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)


FAREWELL TO “THE KID”   Gary Carter tips his helmet in his final game at Shea Stadium on Sept. 28, 1989.  The New York Mets catcher helped power his team to a World Series win three years earlier; he was diagnosed with brain cancer last year and died Thursday.  (Photo: AP via the New York Times)

In his first game as a Met on April 9, 1985, Gary Carter hit a tenth inning walk-off home run off Neil Allen to give the Mets a 6–5 Opening Day victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.