Gary Carter mourned by Mets, as team mulls how to honor late Hall of Famer

Feb 17, 2012 Full story: NJ.com 6

Seven-time All-Star catcher Gary Carter, acquired form the Montreal Expos, is ready to provide a big bat for his new club, the New York Mets.

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XFlushing Fan

Elmhurst, NY

#1 Feb 18, 2012
It would give the fans and players a sense of tradition and honor by retiring the number 8. Have the ceremony with Gary Carter's family and former teammates in the beginning of the season at Citi Field. Do it with class and respect with appreciation for all that Carter brought to the Mets.
Billy Ringo

Forest Hills, NY

#2 Feb 24, 2012
Carter brought nothing to the Mutts. He was a zero on a bad team.

Billy Buckner contributed more to the Muttsies in one game, than Carter did during his entire career.

That, right there, is a fact ....
marlene

Livingston, NJ

#3 Feb 24, 2012
its pretty obvious ur a baseball moron (ie: stupid yankee fan) this hall of famer died a horrible death and you need to respect others. you would not like anyone talkin bout murcer that way. rest in peace gary. WE GOT UR BACK
jim

Taylor, AZ

#4 Feb 25, 2012
YOU are an "idiot"!~
YOU have no respect for the dead.
How would YOU feel if we were talking
about someone that YOU cared about?
Think about what you said.

PEACE!
Billy Ringo

Forest Hills, NY

#5 Feb 25, 2012
Mutts should construct a monument to Billy Buckner - he was the WS MVP.

Carter was a mediocre player on a mediocre team.

Outside of his immediate family, his passing means nothing

Get a life Mutts fans - all 5 of you.
zach k

Blauvelt, NY

#6 Mar 4, 2012
XFlushing Fan wrote:
It would give the fans and players a sense of tradition and honor by retiring the number 8. Have the ceremony with Gary Carter's family and former teammates in the beginning of the season at Citi Field. Do it with class and respect with appreciation for all that Carter brought to the Mets.
.

I agree.... number 8 should be retired....
Zk

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