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Statement from Gary Carter and Mets COO Jeff Wilpon
05/21/2011 3:59 PM ET

Statement from Gary Carter
National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2003

"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."

Statement from Mets COO Jeff Wilpon on Gary Carter

"On behalf of the Mets organization, our thoughts and prayers are with Gary, Sandy and the entire Carter family," said Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeff Wilpon.

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