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It doesn’t have to be ‘cool’ to be a Christian.

It doesn’t have to be ‘fun’ to be a Christian.

Gary Cartersure made it seem that way, though.

Gary Carter

The former MLB catching great was a joy to watch on the baseball diamond, especially in helping the New York Mets win the 1986 World Series.

“Kid” always gave his all and loved and respected the game he played.

He wasn’t an “in your face” Christian, although there can be a time and place for that in my opinion, but he lived his life in clean-cut and decent manner. In short, he was a terrific role-model.

I’ll leave you with what another “gamer”, ex-Cardinals and Mets first baseman Keith Hernandez, said … it was so beautiful and poignant.

“He always had a love for life and a love for baseball. He always played in a lot of pain,” said Hernandez in an SNY interview.  “He was a very brave man, a man of faith. He walked the walk as well as talked the talk when it came to his faith.” check out Matt’s blog posts on the New York Yankees at: http://yanksgoyard.com/author/mattster/

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