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Carter rushed to hospital, released

Posted on: June 18, 2011 11:01 am
Edited on: June 19, 2011 6:05 pm
 
By C. Trent Rosecrans

Hall-of-Famer Gary Carter was taken to a hospital Thursday night and released Friday. He was diagnosed with bronchitis after being rushed to the hospital with a coughing attack, the New York Post reports.

According to his daughter, Carter was having "shooting pains in his back." He underwent X-rays and a CT scan in his chest and back, which confirmed the diagnosis. Carter has been diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer.

"What a huge praise that it is not as serious as it could have been," his daughter Kimmy Bloemers wrote on the family's private website. "However, because of dad's condition, a chest cold can drain dad's energy more. The sweet nurse said that everything looked great, which was a relief."

Carter continued his cancer treatments on Friday.

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Since: Dec 14, 2007
Posted on: June 19, 2011 8:14 am
 

Carter rushed to hospital, released

Being a die hard baseball fan since I was a kid, Gary Carter was one guy who always killed my Cubs when they played the Mets. He wasnt the best hitter, but he played the game the way it should be played. I wish him all the very best as he battle this dreaded disease. God Bless!!



Since: Oct 31, 2008
Posted on: June 19, 2011 6:25 am
 

Carter rushed to hospital, released

Gary Carter always played my Phillies tough. For the longest time he had the most homeruns by a visiting player when coming to the Vet. Best of luck to him.



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: June 19, 2011 1:17 am
 

Carter rushed to hospital, released

Prayers for him and his family, I never was a Met fan but ya gotta love Gary Carter.  Cancer is a cruel disease that takes 1500 lives a day in the U.S.  Support the American Cancer Society by volunteering or donating.




Since: Sep 28, 2007
Posted on: June 19, 2011 12:48 am
 

Gary Carter

Gary Carter was my first favorite non-Dodger player back in the early 1980s. To play with such poise and professionalism in Montreal, New York and eventually Los Angeles, Gary Carter was truly a Hall or Fame player. The way conducted himself on and off the field was more than an example of what a Major League Baseball player should be like rather than some of the knuckleheads you see out there today. Gary, I wish you and your family all of the best and want to thank you for everything you gave to me as a fan of your's throughout your career. Get well soon.



Since: Apr 30, 2008
Posted on: June 18, 2011 11:29 pm
 

Carter rushed to hospital, released

Memories of my first baseball hero in La Belle Province, Gary, rolling up his sleeves as he stepped into the plate, seemed invincible to a 7-year old.  Now, we can only pray for him and his family.    &nbs
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Since: Feb 26, 2008
Posted on: June 18, 2011 6:39 pm
 

Carter rushed to hospital, released

When this beloved, decent man is fighting for his life
why would you ever want to introduce petty snide team
biases into this forum?



Since: Dec 27, 2007
Posted on: June 18, 2011 6:23 pm
 

Carter rushed to hospital, released

The Mets don't deserve a Gary Carter!
 Last I looked he doesn't play for them.  Did you just come out of your coma?



Since: May 8, 2011
Posted on: June 18, 2011 6:09 pm
 

Carter rushed to hospital, released

The Mets don't deserve a Gary Carter!



Since: Nov 5, 2006
Posted on: June 18, 2011 4:20 pm
 

Carter rushed to hospital, released

If anyone can beat this, it's the KID ... We're all praying for you!!  Message to the Mets - Why have you not retired #8 ?!?!? Just another reminder to me of a shameful franchise. And the one guy who breathed life and delivered a championship for your organization is not honored with his # hanging in outfield is pathetic.

Get well soon GC! 



Since: Oct 11, 2006
Posted on: June 18, 2011 4:19 pm
 

Carter rushed to hospital, released

This sucks....But alas we are all mortal.


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