Former Expo And Met Gary Carter, Honored By Nationals, Dead At 57

LOS ANGELES - FILE: Gary Carter #8 of the Montreal Expos stands ready at the plate during a game against the Dodgers on July 8, 1992 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. According to reports on May 21, 2011, Carter has four small tumors on his brain. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Former Montreal Expos great Gary Carter has passed away at the age of 57.

Gary Carter, member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and former member of the Montreal Expos, was diagnosed with inoperable brain tumors in May of 2011. On Thursday, he passed away from his condition, as confirmed by Major League Baseball on twitter.

As one of the best player to ever play for the Washington Nationals' former namesake, the Expos, Carter was inducted into the Nationals' ring of honor in 2010. During his lengthy 19-year Major League career, Carter had 2,092 hits and 324 home runs. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2003 and was the first player elected to the Hall of Fame as a member of the Expos.

For more, head over to Washington Nationals blog Federal Baseball and Baseball Nation.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.