One Last Curtain Call for ‘The Kid’ Gary Carter [Photos]

One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
FLUSHING, NY - APRIL 3: 1986 Mets World Series Champions (L) Jesse Orosco throws the first pitch to his old teammate Gary Carter (R) before the Washington Nationals play the New York Mets on the Opening Day at Shea Stadium on April 3, 2006 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Nationals 3-2. (Photo by Chris Trotman/ Getty Images)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
PITTSBURGH - JULY 09: Baseball legend Gary Carter (L) and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel laugh before the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at PNC Park on July 9, 2006 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
New York Mets' Gary Carter hits a three-run homer against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sept. 16, 1985 in New York City. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
New York Mets' catcher Gary Carter celebrates his tenth-inning game-winning homer against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 6, 1985. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
Boston Red Sox Jim Rice is taggged out at the plate by New Yolrk Mets Gary Carter on a throw from leftfielder Mookie Wilson off a hit by Red Sox Rich Gedman during seventh inning action Oct. 25, 1986. Action came in sixth game of the World Series at New York's Shea Stadium. (AP Photo/Peter Southwick)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
1986: Catcher Gary Carter #8 of the New York Mets with his helmet on during a 1986 season game. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
New York Mets catcher Gary Carter celebrates with teammate Ray Knight, after the Mets defeated the Boston Red Sox in the deciding game seven to win the World Series, at New York's Shea Stadium, on October 27, 1986. Knight, the Mets third baseman, was named Most Valuable Player of the series. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 28: Former New York Mets players Gary Carter waves to the fans at home plate after the game against the Florida Marlins to commemorate the last regular season baseball game ever played in Shea Stadium on September 28, 2008 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets plan to start next season at their new stadium Citi Field after playing in Shea for over 44 years. (Photo by: Al Bello/Getty Images)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
Former major league catcher Gary Carter who played with the Montreal Expos, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers shows his reaction to the news that he had been voted into the baseball Hall of fame in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. on Tuesday, January 7, 2003 . Carter has been waiting for 6 years for the honor. (AP Photo/Rick Silva)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
New York Mets catcher Gary Carter and Boston Red Sox Marty Barrett show opposite reactions as Barrett struck out to end the seventh game of the World Series at New York's Shea Stadium, Monday night, Oct. 27, 1986. The Mets beat the Red Sox 8-5. At right is home plate umpire John Kibler. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
Actress Sigourney Weaver poses with Mets catcher Mike Piazza, right, and Baseball Hall of Famer Gary Carter at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla., Monday Feb. 24, 2003. Weaver visited the venue as part of the promotion for her new film "The Guys," about a journalist who writes a series of eulogies for a New York City Fire Dept. captain to give for men lost during the World Trade Center attack. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
Former New York Mets catcehr Gary Carter smiles as his signs a baseball for Mets third baseman Edgardo Alfonzo, Tuesday, March 19, 2002 in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Carter is in uniform as a roving catching instructor. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
FILE - In this Oct. 27, 1986, file photo, New York Mets Gary Carter is lifted in the air by relief pitcher Jese Orosco following the Met 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox in Game 7 of baseballs World Series at New York's Shea Stadium. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson said Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, that Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died. (AP Photo/Paul Benoit, File)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
Minnesota Twins second baseman Wally Backman, left, and New York Mets catcher Gary Carter walk arm-in-arm sharing a laugh before their game on March 29, 1989 in Port St. Lucie. Backman got to meet and play against his former teammate for the first time during spring training. (AP Photo/Richard Draw)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
FILE - In this 1988 file photo, New York Mets catcher Gary Carter poses in uniform. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson said Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, that Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died. He was 57. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey, File)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
New York Mets catcher Gary Carter during batting action, 1988. (AP Photo)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 1988, file photo, New York Mets' Keith Hernandez, left, and Gary Carter are happy-looking ball players as they come off the field at Shea Stadium in New York after clinching the National League East title. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson said Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, that Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died.(AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
Former New York Mets relief pitcher Jesse Orosco, left, and Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter celebrate together after Orosco threw out the first pitch and Carter caught it before the Mets 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals, Monday, April 3, 2006, at Shea Stadium in New York. Orosco was the pitcher and Carter was the catcher in Game 7 of the 1986 World Series, which the Mets won. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
Hall of Famers catcher New York Mets Gary Carter left and San Diego Padres Dave Winfield hug during the All Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh Sunday July 9 2006 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
FILE - In tis Oct. 14, 1986, file photo, New York Mets' Gary Carter celebrates his 12th inning game-winning hit against the Houston Astros in Game 5 of baseball's National League Championship Series in New York. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson said Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, that Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died. (AP Photo/Lou Requenia, File)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
FILE - In this Aug. 12, 1989, file photo, New York Mets' Gary Carter drives a double to center field during a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in New York. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson said Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, that Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died. He was 57. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey, File)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden is congratulated by catcher Gary Carter, left, after he won his 14th game beating the San Diego Padres 7-1 in the first game of a double header at Shea Stadium in New York, Sunday, Sept. 7, 1986. Carter had the game winning hit, his 15th of the season. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden high fives catcher Gary Carter, left, after pitching a complete game 7-1 win over the San Diego Padres for his 14th win over the season—a four hitter in New York, Sept. 7, 1986. Carter had the game winning his 15th of the season. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)
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One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
New York Mets' catcher Gary Carter is seen taking a batting stance, 1984. (AP Photo)
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One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
Bo Jackson, right, and Gary Carter joke around during the All-Star Legends & Celebrity softball game, Sunday, July 11, 2010, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
FILE- In this July 9, 2006, file photo, Hall of Famer New York Mets catcher Gary Carter is greeted after hitting a three-run homer during the All Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson said Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, that Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died. (AP Photo/Tom Puskar, File)
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
One last curtain call for "The Kid" Gary Carter.
Darryl Strawberry, left, gets a champagne shampoo from Gary Carter after the New York Mets clinched the National League East title at Shea Stadium in New York on Sept. 22, 1988. The Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
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