I promise this won’t be long. There are far more eloquent writers out there that will do a better job at paying tribute to Gary Carter. I just feel like sharing a couple of thoughts.
Gary Carter was one of my first Met favorites. Maybe it was because we shared the same jersey number (an extremely important detail in the eyes of a 10-year-old), or maybe it was due to the fact that his desire to win was almost palpable.
Whatever the reason, today’s loss hurts.
Here’s how I am going to remember the Kid…