Gary “The Kid” Carter Passes After Long Battle With Cancer

A sad day for Major League Baseball and the New York Mets, as Mets great and 1986 World Champion Gary Carter has finally succumbed to his ongoing battle with cancer. The news was released by his daughter on the Carter Family blog, that Gary had passed at 4:10 PM today, February 16th, 2012.

The whole team at Mets Merized Online sends out their condolences to the Carter family and every person who has been emotionally touched by his passing..

You will be missed, Kid.

Retire Number 8.