Tag: Gary Carter

Gary Carter No. 8 Contest – Win Free Tickets To See Mets vs Reds On May 17

An article by posted on May 8, 2012 0 Comments
Gary Carter No. 8 Contest – Win Free Tickets To See Mets vs Reds On May 17

Hey Mets fans… We are at it again with yet another great MMO Fan Giveaway! This time we are going to present one lucky Met fan with a Free Pair of Tickets for Thursday, May 17th when the Fightin’ Mets take on Joey Votto, Jay Bruce and the rest of the Cincinnati Reds! It looks like the starter […]

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MMO Mailbag: Which Prospects Will We See In 2012?

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments

I haven’t done one of these in a while mostly because after the Hot Stove season winds down in January, we don’t get as many questions and email until we start getting closer to Opening Day, which I am happy to say is in 12 days. What prospects do you think we’ll definitely see play […]

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MMO Hits & Misses: Kid Patches Are Sweet, Buns Of Steel, Forever Young?

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments

Good morning, everyone. Who’s ready for a Mets baseball game on Monday? Free agent pitcher Chris Young reportedly wants a major league deal, which makes it highly unlikely he’ll be joining the Mets this season no matter how interested Sandy Alderson is on bringing the right-hander back. Young dazzled in his very brief tenure with the Mets last […]

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Unburied Treasure: In 1985, Gary Carter Said Only A World Series Would Make His Life Complete

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Unburied Treasure: In 1985, Gary Carter Said Only A World Series Would Make His Life Complete

Introduction by Stephen Hanks When I heard Gary Carter had finally succumbed to brain cancer at the too-young age of 57, I had two immediate memories. They weren’t of being at Shea on Opening Day 1985, when Carter hit his walk-off, 10th inning home run in his first game as a Met, or of Carter […]

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What Is A Hero?

An article by posted on February 18, 2012 0 Comments
What Is A Hero?

  We use the words hero and great in sports to the point where they become cliche and lose their meaning and impact. Gary Carter was a baseball player, who made a good living playing a game most of us played as kids and only dreamed of having the fraction of talent he possessed. We […]

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Orange & Blue And All For You, Kid…

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Orange & Blue And All For You, Kid…

Orange and Blue, and all for you, Kid… Earlier today, New York State senator Marty Golden, announced that the Empire State Building would be lit up with orange and blue lights tonight in honor of Gary Carter. That’s the view of the Empire State Building from SB Nation’s Rob Neyer that he just posted on […]

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Citi Field Tribute: We Remember Gary Carter 1954 – 2012

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Citi Field Tribute: We Remember Gary Carter 1954 – 2012

A beautiful and fitting tribute by the New York Mets at Citi Field. Here at Mets Merized Online, we’ll pay tribute to Gary Carter for “8″ days –  with thoughts and well wishes from both our readers and writers. We invite you to share your thoughts, old photos, collectibles, or anything you deem fitting. We’ll also be […]

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Gary Carter In Grave Condition

An article by posted on January 19, 2012 0 Comments

Gary Carter’s fight with brain cancer has turned from brave to extremely grave. On Thursday, Carter’s family received a phone call from the doctors at Duke University who have been treating the Mets Hall of Fame catcher informing them that the most recent MRI revealed “several new spots/tumors on his brain,” Carter’s daughter, Kimmy Bloomers, wrote […]

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Ya Gotta Believe # 45 Needs To Be Retired First

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments
Ya Gotta Believe # 45 Needs To Be Retired First

Earlier this season we all heard the gut-wrenching news that our beloved Gary Carter was diagnosed with a brain tumor. As the tears dried and the reality began to settle in, a discussion ensued. The Mets need to retire #8 for Gary. Others countered that if #8 is retired, then #17 for Keith must be […]

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Mets Fans Chipping In For A Good Cause

An article by posted on June 8, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Fans Chipping In For A Good Cause

1986 World Series hero Gary Carter, who is suffering from inoperable malignant brain tumors, went through his first day of radiation treatments this week and we at MMO want to wish him well in his battle against this disease. Gary’s daughter, Kimmy Bloemers, wrote an entry on her online journal that the treatments are going well and that Gary is going to […]

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