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Gary Carter is one of the greatest catchers in Major League Baseball history. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003. He is also an inductee into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, and the Montreal Expos Hall of Fame. His uniform #8 was retired by the Expos. Over the course of his outstanding 19 year career with the Expos, Mets, Giants and Dodgers, Gary hit 324 home runs while driving in 1,225 (he led the National League in RBI in 1984). He is sixth all-time in home runs by a catcher. He had 2,092 career hits and scored 1,025 runs. Carter was an 11-time All Star, and was selected Most Valuable Player of the All-Star Game in 1981 and 1984. He won three Gold Gloves and five Silver Slugger Awards. Gary was a key member of the Mets World Championship team in 1986, hitting 24 home runs while knocking in 106. He will forever be remembered as the man who started the Mets two-out rally that won Game 6 of the World Series against the Red Sox in one of the most famous games in baseball history. He also hit two home runs in Game 4 of the ’86 Series at Fenway Park.

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