"The last time I saw him a couple months ago, he looked well. He was Gary," said Mets first base coach Mookie Wilson, a teammate of Carter's in the 1980s.
Gary Carter diagnosed with brain tumors →
"It's shocking. We're pretty much the same age. It could happen to any of us," Wilson said. "We know he's a competitor and I think that gives him an edge."
Hall of Famer Carter's tumor likely malignant →