Gary Carter Passes Away At Age 57

Friday February 17th, 2012

Hall of Fame cacher Gary Carter passed away today after a battle with brain cancer, according to MLB’s official Twitter account.

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Carter played 19 years in the major leagues, winning three Gold Gloves and five Silver Sluggers behind the plate. Since his retirement Carter has served as a broadcaster and coach. He was 57-years-old. Over the course of his career Carter hit .262/.335/.439 with 2,092 hits and 1,225 RBI. An 11-time All-Star, Carter finished in the top-ten in MVP voting four times.

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