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Gary CarterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1992 MLB Years: 1974-1992
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World Series Champion

PositionsC-2060, OF-137, 1B-78, 3B-3Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGary Edmund Carter
Height6-2Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 8,1954PlaceCulver City,California
Death DateFebruary 16,2012 [57.314]
High SchoolSunny Hills (Fullerton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsMel DidierBob Zuk
MLB DebutSeptember 16,1974 [20.161]
OrganizationsMON [14] NYN [5] LAN [1] SFN [1] Awards20Awards Voting8-658
TBC Player ID9690Retrosheet IDcartg001MLBAM ID112061
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power76Contact73XBH72RBIs78Runs51Hitting61Durability63Team.529Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Cocoa ExposFla RkD-18187161730291081100000.239.316.366.68226579.259.127.254.31710.1313.921.382.5335.5029.41
1972West Palm BeachFSLA+-18205091622050013900000.320.460.440.90022463.390.120.380.41420.6314.290.690.000.0025.00
1973Quebec CityEastAA-1913043965111161156850639200000.253.347.396.74317432502.289.143.298.34312.5518.331.462.9929.2728.83
1973PeninsulaILAAA-19825272001001500000.280.308.360.6689226.350.080.120.3043.8519.235.000.000.0028.57
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13846467118181156950649700000.254.345.394.73918334528.293.140.289.34112.1218.371.522.8430.9328.81
1974MemphisILAAA-2013544162118147238360597500000.268.354.488.84221544500.277.220.367.38311.8015.001.274.6019.1737.29
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57c209275110116201200100.407.414.5931.00716229.400.186.296.4453.456.902.003.4527.0018.18
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8of-c21144503581362011768527283110487.270.360.416.77620938590.292.146.294.35312.2014.071.152.8829.5927.94
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c-of229131131688163802304312327.219.287.309.5969615347.234.090.180.2798.6512.391.431.7351.8322.06
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c23154522861482923184555810353759.284.356.525.88127462595.296.241.352.3819.7517.311.785.2116.8441.89
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c2415753376136271207210662705251110.255.336.422.75822548607.259.167.291.33810.2111.531.133.2926.6535.29
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c25141505741432652275324062527311.283.338.485.82324553559.283.202.283.3607.1611.091.553.9422.9537.06
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c261545497614525529101325878118119.264.331.486.81726759617.258.222.330.3559.4012.641.344.7018.9340.69
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c271003744894202166815353513646.251.313.444.75716638419.237.193.275.3388.358.351.003.8223.3840.43
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c281545579116332129972578646481116.293.381.510.89128462653.284.217.352.38811.949.800.824.4419.2138.04
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c29145541631463731779115157728714.270.336.444.78024057609.272.174.268.3438.379.361.122.7931.8239.04
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c30159596751753212710622645760398.294.366.487.85329060669.287.193.300.3779.578.520.894.0422.0734.29
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn8c3114955583156171321001169466031618.281.365.488.85327150633.258.207.332.37010.907.270.675.0617.3432.05
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn8c3213249081125142241051062636015921.255.337.439.77621540573.242.184.312.33710.8210.991.024.1920.4232.00
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn8c33139523551231822083004273116114.235.290.392.68220540573.236.157.237.2987.3312.741.743.4926.1532.52
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn8c3413045539110162114602345271618.242.301.358.65916329503.249.116.187.2986.7610.341.532.1941.3626.36
1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c35516230013002100000.188.278.375.6536118.143.187.313.30011.115.560.505.5616.0033.33
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn8c355015314288021500121500105.183.241.275.5164210166.190.092.170.2397.239.041.251.2076.5035.71
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn8c3692244246210092711253110232.254.324.406.7309919272.257.152.254.3259.1911.401.243.3127.1130.65
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan8c371012482261140626222226712111.246.323.375.6989320280.252.129.218.3177.869.291.182.1441.3332.79
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon8c3895285246218152904333721444.218.299.340.6399724325.231.122.225.29010.1511.381.121.5457.0038.71
D Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter187161730291081100000.239.316.366.68226579.259.127.254.00010.1313.921.382.5335.5029.41
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter22967971102520923713132412253942848997683399106180.262.335.439.77434977269019.262.177.282.0009.4011.051.183.5924.6034.70
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter29897114025534103916011013818200000.263.354.439.793426831109.288.176.330.00012.4416.411.323.5224.9032.55
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14848266128167248760628100000.266.349.477.82623047544.276.211.353.00011.4014.891.314.4120.0836.72
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13043965111161156850639200000.253.347.396.74317432502.289.143.298.00012.5518.331.462.9929.2728.83
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter205091622050013900000.320.460.440.90022463.390.120.380.00020.6314.290.690.000.0025.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter15035303707142727424220823343658269140306475101.269.342.454.79624095186019.271.185.295.0009.6711.481.193.6624.1036.30
New York Mets Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter60021762725427378934923219249202312766.249.319.412.7318961692448.242.163.263.0008.9510.171.143.6424.4531.18
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1012482261140626222226712111.246.323.375.6989320280.252.129.218.0007.869.291.182.1441.3332.79
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter92244246210092711253110232.254.324.406.7309919272.257.152.254.0009.1911.401.243.3127.1130.65
Average MLB - Per 162 games162562721482622386336070527713.262.335.439.77424751636.262.177.282.0009.4011.051.183.5924.6034.70
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252876139185218760759900000.263.354.439.79323245603.288.176.330.00012.4416.411.323.5224.9032.55

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon20C6--264-130301.0005.00-1150.0-966.73.7
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon20OF2--2---221.0001.00------922.21.2
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21OF92--150141155151.9741.64------14463.956.8
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21C66--2803756322317.9844.80-222151.2614445.840.7
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon213B1---------------1440.70.6
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22C60--3113627349347.9945.78-272750.039165.937.0
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22OF36--536-159591.0001.64------9139.622.2
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23C146--811101914921912.9906.25-1135567.3915494.890.1
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23OF1--2---221.0002.00------1540.60.6
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24C152--78183109874864.9895.68-805858.0115796.893.8
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon241B1--6---661.0006.00------1570.60.6
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25C138--75188912848839.9896.08-756653.2314197.986.3
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26C149--82210878937930.9936.24-946359.9315496.892.0
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27C100--50958411571567.9935.67-504453.24100100.092.6
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon271B1--6--1661.0006.00------1001.00.9
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28C153--95410410610681058.9916.92-1037059.5615499.494.4
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29C144--847107514959954.9956.63-867553.4614599.388.9
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon291B1--81-1991.0009.00------1450.70.6
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30C143--7726566843837.9935.85-1075068.2715989.988.8
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon301B25--21813119232231.9969.24------15915.715.5
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn31C143--9566781110311023.9927.15-995166.0514996.088.3
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B6--313-234341.0005.67------1494.03.7
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn31OF1---------------1490.70.6
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn32C122--86962813939931.9917.63-1144571.7513292.475.3
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B9--685-473731.0008.11------1326.85.6
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn32OF4--5-1-65.8331.25------1323.02.5
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn323B1--13-1441.0004.00------1320.80.6
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn33C135--87470913953944.9916.99-1224672.6513997.183.3
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn331B4--10--110101.0002.50------1392.92.5
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn33OF1--2---221.0002.00------1390.70.6
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn34C119--7975495860851.9907.15-1363181.4913091.574.4
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn341B10--453134948.9804.80------1307.76.3
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn343B1---1--111.0001.00------1300.80.6
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn35C4--141--15151.0003.75-----1580.02.7
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn351B2--12-1-1312.9236.00------540.01.4
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn35C47--2663166303297.9806.32-462069.735094.029.0
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn351B1---------------502.00.6
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36C80--3233132357354.9924.43-662175.949287.049.4
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn361B3--25--325251.0008.33------923.31.9
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37C68--3554552405400.9885.88-592867.8410167.342.0
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan371B10--477-354541.0005.40------1019.96.2
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38C85--4815263539533.9896.27-983872.119589.552.5
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon381B5--261-227271.0005.40------955.33.1
MLB Totals for C - 19 season(s)-   C2056--1178512031211491310912988.9916.32-149881064.98420560.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF137--214752226221.9781.61------1370.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 12 season(s)-   1B76--49033239525523.9966.88------760.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B3--14-1551.0001.67------30.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C4--141--15151.0003.75-----140.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--12-1-1312.9236.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon20-6-------2-
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21-66---1---92-
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22-60-------36-
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23-146-------1-
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24-1521--------
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25-138---------
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26-149---------
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27-1001--------
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28-153---------
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29-1441--------
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30-14325--------
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn31-1436------1-
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn32-1229--1---4-
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn33-1354------1-
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn34-11910--1-----
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn35-42--------
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn35-471--------
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36-803--------
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37-6810--------
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38-855--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Montreal ExposDiv SeriesMLB27519383026001100000.421.450.8951.34517520.375.474.5265.005.001.0010.009.5062.50
1981Montreal ExposChamp. SeriesMLB27516371000004200000.438.550.5001.0508120.500.062.31320.0010.000.500.000.0014.29
1986New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB32627141002002500000.148.207.185.3925129.182.037.1116.9017.242.500.000.0025.00
1986New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB32729482029000400000.276.276.552.82816429.261.276.2760.0013.790.006.9014.5050.00
1988New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB34727061104001300000.222.250.333.5839228.250.111.1483.5710.713.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs519383026001100000.421.450.8951.34517520.375.474.5265.005.001.0010.009.5062.50
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs187041731060071000000.243.312.314.62622477.283.071.1719.0912.991.430.000.0023.53
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs729482029000400000.276.276.552.82816429.261.276.2760.0013.790.006.9014.5050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1993Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo39Broadcaster1626498.39533.06Rene Lachemann
1994Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo40Broadcaster1155164.44323.55Rene Lachemann
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo41Broadcaster1436776.46922.54Rene Lachemann
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo42Broadcaster1628082.49416.03Rene Lachemann,John Boles,Cookie Rojas
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon43Broadcaster1627884.48123.04Felipe Alou
1998Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon44Broadcaster1626597.40141.04Felipe Alou
1999Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon45Broadcaster1626894.42035.04Felipe Alou
2005Gulf Coast Mets GCLRkMinornyn51Manager533716.698--1 Lost in Finals
2006St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn52Manager1397762.5542.01 League Champions
2008Orange County FlyersGoldIndIndy-54Manager865135.593--3 League Champions
2009Long Island DucksAtlIndIndy-55Manager1407466.5295.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [20]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1975National League Player of the Week (June 16-June 22)1
1979National League Player of the Week (April 23-April 29)1
1980National League Gold Glove (Catcher) ... National League Player of the Week (May 26-June 1) ... NL Player of the Month (September)3
1981MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player ... National League Gold Glove (Catcher) ... National League Player of the Week (August 24-August 30) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (C)4
1982National League Gold Glove (Catcher) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (C)2
1984MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player ... NL Silver Slugger Award (C)2
1985National League Player of the Week (September 2-September 8) ... NL Player of the Month (September) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (C)3
1986NL Silver Slugger Award (C)1
1989Roberto Clemente Award1
2005Gulf Coast League Manager of the Year1
2006Florida State League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-11-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-11-15Claimed on waivers by Expos from Dodgers. 
1991-03-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1989-11-14Released by Mets. 
1984-12-10TradeTraded by Expos to Mets for Floyd Youmans, Herm Winningham, Mike Fitzgerald and Hubie Brooks. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll312,028,571-21100++370,78060,0002,028,571
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll322,160,714-22100++386,34760,0004,189,285
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll332,060,714-31100++344,90660,0006,249,999
1988New York MetsTeam Payroll342,160,714-51100++392,10762,5008,410,713
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll352,198,572-13399++429,80262,50010,609,285
1990San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll36250,000-4181741515,727100,00010,859,285
1991Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll37500,000-3332053742,231100,00011,359,285
1992Montreal ExposTeam Payroll38825,000-288865962,245109,00012,184,285
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red