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Gary Carter
Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, 2003
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 2001
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 16 of 975 players
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Gary Edmund Carter
Born: April 8, 1954 at Culver City, Cal.
Died: February 16, 2012 at West Palm Beach, Fla.
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.02 Weight: 210

Gary Carter has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 72 times, most recently on May 14, 2013.

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First Mets game: April 9, 1985
Last Mets game: September 30, 1989





Winner of National League Player of the Month award, September 1985. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Player of the Week award, September 8, 1985. (New York Mets)
Named Catcher on the National League Silver Slugger team, 1985, 1986. (New York Mets)

Uniform Number:8
Gary Carter also played for the following teams:

Gary Carter managed the following Mets farm teams:
Traded by the Montreal Expos to the New York Mets in exchange for Hubie Brooks, Mike Fitzgerald, Herm Winningham and Floyd Youmans on December 10, 1984.

Released by the New York Mets on November 14, 1989.

On disabled list from August 17, 1986 to September 1, 1986 (partial tear of radial ligament, left thumb); from May 10, 1989 to July 25, 1989 (inflamed right knee).

  • Tied Mets season record of 105 Runs Batted In in 1986. Record was previously set by Rusty Staub in 1975. Broken by Darryl Strawberry in 1990 with 108.
  • Established a Mets season record for Sacrifice Flies in 1986 with 15. Tied by Howard Johnson in 1991.

Minor League Batting Record
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1989Tidewater (AAA)516230013201000006.188.375.278

Gary Carter played for the following team in the Mets organization:
  • Tidewater Tides 1989
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1989: Tidewater (AAA): Catcher 4, First Base 2

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