Gary Carter diagnosed with brain tumors

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The effervescent Carter, nicknamed “Kid,” is perhaps best known for helping the Mets win the 1986 World Series. He had 24 homers and 105 RBIs that year, then drove in 11 runs in the postseason.

“On behalf of the Mets organization, our thoughts and prayers are with Gary, Sandy and the entire Carter family,” said Jeff Wilpon, the club’s chief operating officer.

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