Gary Carter's service set for Friday

Updated: February 20, 2012, 3:00 AM ET
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A memorial service for family and friends of Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter will be held Friday night.

Carter died of brain cancer Thursday at 57. He was an 11-time All-Star, playing most of his career with the Montreal Expos and New York Mets.

The service will be held in Palm Beach Gardens. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to The Gary Carter Foundation.

Carter -- nicknamed "Kid" -- was honored in Montreal by the Canadiens on Sunday with a five-minute ...

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