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Gary Carter

Test your baseball knowledge of Gary Carter.
Get up to bat in this Alan's FUN Baseball Trivia Quiz.
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Gary Carter1) Carter was born on April 8, 1954, in Culver City, California, to Jim Carter, an aircraft worker, and Inge Carter.
How old was Carter when his mother, Inge, died of leukemia?

  1. 6

  2. 8

  3. 10

  4. 12

2) Carter signed a letter of intent to play football but instead signed with the Montreal Expos after they drafted him in the 1973 Major League Baseball Draft.
What college did he sign a letter of intent too?

  1. Penn State University

  2. University of California, Los Angeles

  3. University of Southern California

  4. University of Texas

3) What position was Carter drafted by the Montreal Expos in the third round Major League Baseball Draft?

  1. catcher

  2. first base

  3. right field

  4. shortstop

4) Following a September call-up, Carter made his major league debut in Jarry Park in Montreal in the second game of a double header on September 16, 1974.
What team did the Expos play?

  1. Atlanta Braves

  2. New York Mets

  3. Philadelphia Phillies

  4. San Francisco Giants

5) Carter caught a no-hitter on May 10, 1981.
Who pitched the no-hitter?

  1. Jim Bunning

  2. Sandy Koufax

  3. Charlie Lea

  4. Charlie Montgomery

6) Cater made 11 All-Star Games during his career.
How many times was he named MVP?

  1. 0

  2. 1

  3. 2

  4. 3

7) The Mets won the 1986 World Series in seven games over the Boston Red Sox. Carter had nine RBIs in his first World Series.
What was his World Series batting average?

  1. .276

  2. .286

  3. .296

  4. .306

8) On August 11, 1988 where did Carter hit his 300th home run?

  1. Candlestick Stadium

  2. Dodger Stadium

  3. Forbes Field

  4. Wrigley Field

9) Carter mad his last MLB appearance on September 27, 1992 for the Montreal Expos.
Who did they play?

  1. Chicago Cubs

  2. Philadelphia Phillies

  3. Pittsburgh Pirates

  4. St. Louis Cardinals

10) What year was he inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

  1. 1998

  2. 1999

  3. 2001

  4. 2003

11) Carter had a career batting average .262, home runs 324, and runs batted in 1,225.
What was his career OPS (on base plus slugging) average?

  1. .773

  2. .873

  3. .973

  4. 1.073

12) What was Carterís career Fielding Percentage?

  1. .791

  2. .891

  3. .991

  4. 1.091

13) Carter died at 4:10 PM EST in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, having lost his battle with brain cancer. He was 57 years old. 
Where did he die?

  1. February 6, 2012

  2. February 16, 2012

  3. February 26, 2012

  4. February 29, 2012

14) Where is Gary Carter buried?

  1. Cremated, Ashes scattered in a pond in at Chisholm Park, Hurst, Texas

  2. Mount Vernon Methodist Church Cemetery, Hiltons, Scott County, Virginia

  3. Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee

  4. Foreverglades Cemetery, Belle Glade, FL

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Gary Carter
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