Gary Carter, alias the Sundance Kid, died today at age 57. The famous No. 8 Montreal Expos died of brain cancer. He passed away this afternoon at 16h10, in a hospital near his home in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Carter was an 11-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove winner.
Known for his smile, Carter fell in a bath of charisma when he was little. Born April 8, 1954 in Culver City, a suburb of Los Angeles Hollywood, Carter grew up in the shadow of Universal Studios and Warner Brothers.
Carter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor last May, two weeks after finishing his second season as coach at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
“Now he’s in heaven and he joined mom and dad. I believe with all my heart that Dad received a standing ovation when he crossed the gates of heaven to be with Jesus. , “Wrote Gary Carter’s daughter, Kimmy Bloemers, on the site of her family.
Carter leaves us with the lasting memory of a man who, in addition to its undeniable athleticism, possessed a unique gift: that put you at ease and make you feel the most important person in the world when you were chance to meet and talk with him.