A look at former Mets catcher Gary Carter's career in images.

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Gary Carter of the New York Mets in an undated photo.

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Mets catcher Gary Carter celebrates with teammate Ray Knight, after the Mets defeated the Boston Red Sox in the deciding game seven to win the World Series, at New York's Shea Stadium, on October 27, 1986. Knight, the Mets third baseman, was named Most Valuable Player of the series. 

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Catcher Gary Carter #8 of the New York Mets with his helmet on during a 1986 season game. 

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Catcher Gary Carter #8 of the New York Mets looks on before the start of an Major League Baseball game at Shea Stadium circa 1986.

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In tis Oct. 14, 1986, file photo, New York Mets' Gary Carter celebrates his 12th inning game-winning hit against the Houston Astros in Game 5 of baseball's National League Championship Series in New York.

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New York Mets' catcher Gary Carter is seen taking a batting stance, 1984. 

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Catcher Gary Carter leads the cheers as the Mets start celebrating after defeating the Boston Red Sox in Game Seven of the World Series at Shea Stadium on October 27,1986.

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In this Sept. 23, 1988, file photo, New York Mets' Keith Hernandez, left, and Gary Carter are happy-looking ball players as they come off the field at Shea Stadium in New York after clinching the National League East title.

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Mets' catcher Gary Carter celebrates his tenth-inning game-winning homer against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 6, 1985.

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Former New York Mets catcher and newly inducted Baseball Hall of Famer, Gary Carter(left) with his family as he is honored at Shea Stadium during a pregame ceremony on Tuesday, July 29, 2003. l-r: Carter, wife, Sandy, son, T.J., daughter, Kimmy, daughter, Christy Kearce, son-in-law, Matt Kearce. T.J. holds a plaque presented to his father from the Mets with Carter wearing a Mets uniform instead of a Montreal Expos uniform like the plaque at the Hall of Fame.

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Gary Carter poses at Shea Stadium with Mets GM Frank Cashen on Dec. 12, 1984. 

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Montreal Expos pitcher Charlie Lea (left) is congratulated by catcher Gary Carter after Lea fired a no-hitter, the third in team history, against the San Francisco Giants in Montreal in this May 10, 1981 photo. 

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Newly Inducted Baseball Hall of Famer and former New York Met Catcher, Gary Carter (center) shows off his Hall of Fame ring to family members: l-r: Christy Kearce -daughter, Kimmy-daughter, Sandy-wife and son, T.J. at Shea Stadium where Carter will be honored during a pregame ceremony on Tuesday, July 29, 2003. 

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In this Oct. 27, 1986, file photo, New York Mets Gary Carter is lifted in the air by relief pitcher Jese Orosco following the Met 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox in Game 7 of baseballs World Series at New York's Shea Stadium. 

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Vice president George Bush talks with Mets catcher Gary Carter during opening day ceremonies at Shea Stadium on April 12, 1988.