Gary Carter Has Multiple Brain Tumors
Gary Carter, a Hall of Fame inductee in 2003, has been diagnosed with four small brain tumors.Gary Carter played 19 years for the Mets, Expos, Giants and Dodgers during his Major League Baseball career. On Saturday he released a statement about some sobering news about his health status.
“Earlier today, I learned that four very small tumors have been found on my brain, following an MRI on Friday at a West Palm Beach facility. I am scheduled to be examined further Thursday at Duke Medical Center, and we will learn more at that time about my diagnosis. My wife, Sandy, and our children and family thank you for your thoughts and prayers. We ask that you please respect our privacy as we learn more about my medical condition.”
Gary Carter is 57 years old. A source close to the former catcher mentioned that Carter had been complaining of headaches recently. Carter hit 324 home runs in his Hall of Fame career.