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Gary Carter

Gary Carter

AP

SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Mets POSITION: Catcher INDUCTED: 2003 (78%, 6th year on ballot) CAREER: 1974-1992 IN NY: 1985-1989 Carter was an 11-time All-Star, five-time Silver Slugger and three-time Gold Glove winner who led the NL with 106 RBIs in 1984. He batted .262 with a .335 OBP and 324 home runs in 19 seasons for the Expos, Mets, Dodgers and Giants. Carter helped lead the Mets to the 1986 World Series title, hitting .276 with two home runs in seven games vs. Boston. Carter hit double-digit home runs every season from 1977-1988 and hit 89 home runs during his five seasons in New York.

Tom Seaver

Tom Seaver

AP

SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Mets POSITION: Starting pitcher INDUCTED: 1992 (98.8%, 1st year on ballot) CAREER: 1967-1986 IN NY: 1967-1977 Nicknamed “Tom Terrific,” Seaver won the 1967 NL Rookie of the Year award, three Cy Young awards and led the Mets to a World Series title in 1969. The righthander was 311-205 with a 2.86 ERA in 20 seasons, leading MLB in wins, ERA and shutouts twice. A 12-time All-Star, Seaver finished in the top-10 of MVP voting five times. He won at least 20 games five times and led the NL in strikeouts five times from 1970-1976. Seaver received the highest percentage of votes of any MLB Hall of Famer.