WEST PALM BEACH, FL--After managing the last several years in the minor leagues in other cities, the lure of being near his family and coaching baseball in his backyard made it easy for Gary Carter to say yes to becoming the newest head baseball coach at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Wearing his customary number 8 jersey, the Hall of Famer nicknamed "The Kid", will now teach kids how to be better ball players and build the Sailfish program.
While Carter will be coaching at the school for the foreseeable future, Carter did say if someone from the big leagues does call him at some point, of course he'll consider it.
But this university couldn't be more excited about having Carter now leading the way.
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