Did you know that Gary Carter received over one-hundred scholarship offers and that they were all for football?
During the early part of his career, Gary Carter once commented, "I was the worst catcher you ever saw, a real joke." And, during the minor leagues he was charged a quarter for every ball he dropped while catching games!
Gary Carter's favorite memory? After the New York Mets clinched the pennant during a sixteen inning game in 1986 he said, "That has to be the greatest game that ever lived!"