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Gary Carter: a career in baseball

A timeline of his greatest moments in the game.

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.


June 24

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)


October 27

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)

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