Gary Carter: a career in baseball
A timeline of his greatest moments in the game.
By Chris Iorfida, CBC Sports and Jason Boychuk
Last Updated: February 17, 2012
Montreal Expos players (left to right) Gary Carter, Andre Dawson, Steve Rogers, Tim Raines and Al Oliver pose for a photo before the All-Star game in in Montreal, July 13, 1982. B (CP PHOTO/Staff)
Here is a brief look back at Carter's career. Click on the years below to navigate through the timeline.
Expos catcher Gary Carter is mobbed by admiring fans at camera day prior to a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Bernard Brault, File)
An elated Gary Carter celebrates with teammate Ray Knight after the hometown New York Mets defeated Boston in Game 7 to win the World Series at Shea Stadium. (Ray Stubblebine/Associated Press)
Red Sox's Jim Rice is tagged out at the plate by York Mets catcher Gary Carter during seventh inning action in Game 6 of the World Series. (AP Photo/Peter Southwick, File)
Mets Gary Carter is lifted in the air by relief pitcher Jese Orosco following the Mets 8-5 victory over the Red Sox in Game 7 of the World Series at New York's Shea Stadium. (AP Photo/Paul Benoit, File)
Gary Carter came back for a second stint with the Expos, his final season in the majors. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Gary Carter holds his plaque during the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Dunn, File)
Former Los Angeles Angel Tim Salmon, left, and Hall of Famer Gary Carter joke around during the All-Star Legends & Celebrity softball game in Anaheim, Calif., just months before Carter's cancer diagnosis. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)