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Mets 101 All Star Memories: Gary Carter (1985-1988)
August 8th, 2013 at 1:34 PM
One of the many great All Stars in the history of the New York Mets was Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter. Carter, who was acquired in a trade with the Montreal Expos prior to the 1985 season, was one of the final pieces to the championship puzzles for the...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Keith Hernandez (1984, 86-87)
August 4th, 2013 at 9:09 AM
A key fixture at first base at Shea Stadium during the 1980's, Keith Hernandez represented the Amazins three times in the MLB All-Star Game starting in 1984 and again in both 1986 and 1987. By the time the Mets traded for the Gold Glover in June of 1983, he had...

Mets 101 Valentine’s Day Special:Most Lovable New York Mets
February 14th, 2013 at 8:46 AM
If you're anything like myself (which for you and your loved ones I hope not) you've dated and had a few relationships in your time.  In reflecting in most relationships past, you hope that all of them were good ones (in my case I'm still crossing my fingers), that you...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Biggest Met Killers #2-Mike Schmidt
February 14th, 2013 at 12:33 AM
Just in time for the New Year, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Most Memorable Mets Moments #1-Game Six, 1986 World Series
January 11th, 2013 at 8:36 AM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with the number seven and...

12 for 2012: the 12 Biggest Stories Surrounding the New York Mets in 2012
December 31st, 2012 at 4:24 PM
As 2012 comes to a close, the New York Mets once again do not have a championship to ring in the New Year with. In spite of that disappointment, the year was filled with a lot of memories for the Mets. As we close the book on 2012, let's take...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top Mets Players of All Time #4-Gary Carter
November 30th, 2012 at 5:43 PM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you.  Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets ( i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.).  We will begin our countdown...

Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Five Trades in New York Mets History
September 14th, 2012 at 10:38 AM
Since Sandy Alderson has taken over as General Manager of the New York Mets, we've seen moves that didn't just shore up the Mets' immediate roster, but their future one as well. Alderson made his mark last year by trading Carlos Beltran for prospect Zach Wheeler, a trade, which along with...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top 10 Teams in Franchise History
August 15th, 2012 at 1:13 AM
Over the past recent years, Mets' fans have certainly seen their fair share of horrid teams.  From the 2007 team which led to a historic collapse in team history, to the teams in the late 70's/early 80's, to of course 1962 and the teams of the 1960's.  It would also...

Mets 101 Hall of Fame: the First Class
July 25th, 2012 at 7:30 PM
Last week at Mets 101 we introduced our brand new Mets 101 Hall of Fame. After much deliberation amongst the Mets 101 staff, each writer has selected a candidate for induction in the first class of the Mets 101 Hall of Fame. The initial class features five players, so there...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top 10 Big Names to Wear a Met Uniform
July 16th, 2012 at 11:58 AM
Throughout the course of their history, the New York Mets have had a lot of great players wear the orange and blue. Whether it is one of the twelve Hall of Famers who have spent some part of their careers with the Mets or players who weren't Hall worthy but...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Catchers in Mets History
May 14th, 2012 at 5:28 PM
As we look at Josh Thole, I'd like to think that we have our catcher of the future.  One who can call games, and before going out with his recent injury he was hitting the ball fairly well. Thole also seemingly improves on offense every year. Along with improving on...

Gary Carter Passes Away at 57 Years Old
February 16th, 2012 at 7:24 PM
The baseball world lost one of it's all time greats today as former Met Gary Carter passed away at the age of 57, ESPN.com reports. Carter had been suffering from a form of brain cancer as doctors had found four tumors on his brain last spring. Carter had been trying...

Gary Carter’s Brain Cancer Becomes Worse
January 20th, 2012 at 4:36 PM
***PHOTO1***  Gary "The Kid" Carter has a tenacious spirit. He has shown that on the field more than perhaps any other New York Mets player of past or present. Yet, despite his fighting spirit, the fight with cancer seems to be a battle he is losing hope of winning. News broke...

The Kid Making Great Progress in His Fight with Brain Cancer
October 13th, 2011 at 3:53 PM
On the Gary Carter Support Page on CaringBridge.org, his daughter, Kim Bloemers has announced that her father's brain tumors are 75 percent smaller than when he was diagnosed with cancer and that some of his tumors are, in fact, dying. This is great news for his family, friends, fans and baseball...

Former New York Mets Catcher Gary Carter Diagnosed with Glioblastoma
June 5th, 2011 at 9:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** Starting around May 20, New York Mets Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter began becoming confused with his daily tasks. According to his daughter’s online journal, Carter began “forgetting things, repeating questions, and [was] tired all the time.” The next day, May 21, a visit to his doctor revealed that...