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** Gary Carter **

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Gary Carter
Gary Carter OC.JPGCarter on the field prior to Game 1 of the 2008 Golden
Baseball League Championship Series.
*Catcher*
*Born:* (1954-04-08)April 8, 1954
Culver City, California
*Died:* February 16, 2012(2012-02-16) (aged 57)
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
*Batted:* Right *Threw:* Right

MLB debut
September 16, 1974, for the Montreal Expos
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1992, for the Montreal Expos
MLB statistics
Batting average .262
Home runs 324
Runs batted in 1,225
Teams
· Montreal Expos (1974–1984)
· New York Mets (1985–1989)
· San Francisco Giants (1990)
· Los Angeles Dodgers (1991)
· Montreal Expos (1992)

Career highlights and awards
· 11× All-Star (1975, 1979–1988)
· World Series champion (1986)
· 3× Gold Glove Award (1980–1982)
· 5× Silver Slugger Award (1981, 1982, 1984–1986)
· 2× MLB All-Star Game MVP (1981, 1984)
· Roberto Clemente Award (1989)
· NL RBI leader (1984)
· Montreal Expos #8 retired
· New York Mets Hall of Fame

Member of the National
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Inducted 2003
Vote 78.02% (sixth ballot)

*Gary Edmund Carter* (April 8, 1954 – February 16, 2012) was an
American professional baseball catcher whose 21-year career was spent
primarily with the Montreal Expos and New York Mets. Nicknamed *"Kid"* for
his youthful exuberance, Carter was named an All-Star 11 times, and was a
member of the 1986 World Champion Mets.

Known throughout his career for his hitting and his excellent defense
behind the plate, Carter made a major contribution to the Mets' World
Series championship in 1986, including a 12th-inning single against the
Houston Astros that won Game 5 of the NLCS and a


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