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It's That Time of the Season... Again

Carol Hoenig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Carol Hoenig

The last time I paid attention to any team was in 1986. At the time friends were stunned to learn that I was riveted to my television in order to watch Gary Carter, Keith Hernandez, Mookie Wilson (Moooo), of the New York Mets, win their way to the World Series.

The Global Search for Education: Campus Talk

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Campus" is a professional seminar for all New York City public school teachers that will be held this Saturday, May 4th, with the aim of allowing experts on a diverse range of topics to share perspectives with educators on recent developments in their spheres.

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Len Berman | Posted 04.28.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has banned alcohol in the clubhouse. Some players were accused of drinking beer during games down the stretch when the Red Sox were collapsing last season.

Teammates, Fans Mourn Gary Carter

AP | By MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 02.25.2012 | Sports

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- More than 1,000 former teammates, family members and friends of Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter paid tribute to him Frida...

Remembering Gary Carter

Hugh Sterbakov | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Hugh Sterbakov

Last week, my favorite baseball player of all time passed away. Here's to Gary -- thanks for being a great childhood hero.

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Len Berman | Posted 04.21.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Stripping away all the silliness, there are some tangible side effects to Lin-Sanity. For one, a cable blackout was probably lifted because of Jeremy Lin.

'The Kid' In All of Us

John Koch | Posted 04.20.2012 | Sports
John Koch

Gary Carter died on February 16, 2012 after a brave bout with brain cancer. His memory will long live on in all of us who love this game and treasure its stories.

Gary Carter: Loss of a Baseball Legend Rekindles Lessons From Youth

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 04.19.2012 | Sports
Brian Levin, J.D.

What better image for all the young fans like me at Shea back then, on the cusp of their adulthood, to carry into middle age for their children: that despite setbacks, sometimes nice guys with heart and perseverance do actually finish first.

Hall Of Fame Catcher Remembered A Day After His Death

AP | Posted 02.17.2012 | Sports

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter was remembered by former teammates and colleagues for his smile, energy and competitiveness. ...

Remembering 'The Kid'

AP | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter was remembered by former teammates and colleagues for his smile, energy and competitive...

Remembering Gary Carter: "The Kid" Made a Difference

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.18.2012 | New York
Jon Chattman

Gary Carter was among the best catchers in Major League Baseball history, but, for me, he'll always be the man that took the time to respond to my Bar Mitzvah invitation.

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Len Berman | Posted 04.18.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Gary Carter has died far too young. The Hall of Fame catcher made his name in Montreal, but it was his trade to New York that made the Mets. If only life were like baseball, Gary Carter would have again refused to make the last out.

Hall Of Fame Catcher Dies At 57

AP | By BEN WALKER | Posted 02.17.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- In a rough-and-tumble clubhouse filled with dark secrets and constant conflict, there was always one sunny stall. Those New York Mets cou...

A Spectacular Career.. By The Numbers

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.17.2012 | Sports

Regular SeasonYearABRHHRRBIAvg1974, Mon2751116.4071975, Mon503581361768.2701976, Mon3113168638.2191977, Mon522861483184.2841978, Mon533761362072.25519...

MLB Hall Of Famer Dies

AP | By BEN WALKER | Posted 04.17.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Gary Carter was nicknamed "Kid" for good reason. His smile, bubbly personality and eagerness to excel on a ballfield made him a joy to wa...

Gary Carter's Condition Worsens

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) -- Gary Carter's health has taken a turn for the worse. The 57-year-old Hall of Fame catcher, diagnosed last May with a m...

Hall Of Fame Catcher Diagnosed With Brain Tumors

AP | Posted 07.22.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter said doctors discovered four "very small" brain tumors after he had an MRI on Friday in Florida. The 57-...