Statement from Tommy Lasorda on passing of Gary Carter

Dodger Special Advisor to the Chairman Tommy Lasorda made the following statement today regarding the passing of former Dodger and Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter:


“Gary Carter played for me with so much respect and enthusiasm for the game he loved. He was a Hall of Famer as a player and as a man. On behalf of the entire Dodger organization, we love him and will miss him.”


Gary Edmund Carter played 19 seasons in the Major Leagues, including the 1991 campaign with the Dodgers. The native of Culver City attended Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.