Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died Thursday. He was 57.
The back of Gary Carter’s baseball card speaks for itself. But what I will remember about him the most is Gary Carter–the man and the way he lived his life. He was a great teammate and one of the leaders on that championship team
What were the highlights of Franco’s career in a Mets uniform?
Franco saved a Mets-record 276 games from 1990-2004 and finished with 424 saves overall, the most by a left-hander.
Rich Coutinho believes that Sandy Alderson did what best for the Mets’ long-term plans by not giving into Jose Reyes’ demands and looking to the future.
On this date, October 27, 1986, the Mets were tops. They owned the city like no team ever had in the history of New York sports.
Darryl Strawberry stopped by to pay a visit to Craig this morning and the two talked — what else? — a little baseball.
Because Mets ownership has, for whatever reason, opted to put off retiring the numbers of Dwight Gooden, Keith Hernandez and Darryl Strawberry, it has made the issue of whether to retire Gary Carter’s No. 8 more of a debate than it should be.
I am here to tell you that trading either Jose Reyes or David Wright is crazy talk if the Mets plan on winning anything in the near future.
Lawrence Taylor stomped the symbolic, spiritual, and legal line when he became sexually intimate with a minor. A girl. This spikes the hairs on any dad’s back and quickens the pulse of people like me, who spent my high school Sundays kneeling at the altar of LT.
Tiki Barber has the bona fides of a broadcast star and football legend. Yet he managed to become neither, thanks to his colossal arrogance, foolishness, and infidelity.
Ray Lucas, who recently checked into rehab and is courageously chronicling his war with prescription painkillers, is not a role model. But he is a hybrid of hero and life lesson.
It’s the Tuesday before Super Sunday here in New York, and we are all preparing for more wonderful winter weather – lucky us. As for the world of sports, today’s landscape was multi-tiered, beginning with the mess that surrounds those “not so Amazin'” Mets.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said on Monday that despite the ongoing Wilpon-Madoff saga, he still has “undiminished” confidence in his team. Do you?
With no meaningful football to watch over the weekend (the Pro Bowl does not count), we all wondered what Boomer & Carton would be talking about come Monday morning. Then, the Wilpons sent out a press release, and our worries were over.