Still a Kid at Heart: My Life in Baseball and Beyond

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In 1992, Gary Carter found himself at a crossroads: finished with one career, ready to start another. At age 38, he was too old for baseball but too young to just do nothing. As a baseball player, Carter had forged a stellar 19-year resume with the Montreal Expos, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, and Los Angeles Dodgers that earned him the pinnacle of his profession-election to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.
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Overview

In 1992, Gary Carter found himself at a crossroads: finished with one career, ready to start another. At age 38, he was too old for baseball but too young to just do nothing. As a baseball player, Carter had forged a stellar 19-year resume with the Montreal Expos, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, and Los Angeles Dodgers that earned him the pinnacle of his profession-election to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600780547
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/2008
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,405,987
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Johnny Bench     1
Acknowledgments     3
In the Beginning     5
Hey, Kid     19
The Trade     33
Magic: The 1986 NLCS     43
The Magic Continues: The World Series     57
Disappointment     71
Coming Full Circle     79
My Life, Part II     91
Managing in the Minors     99
The Managers I Have Known     113
Making It into the Hall     127
The Baseball Tradition     141
Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!     151
The Steroid Era     159
The Best I've Seen     167
Looking Ahead     179
Future Hall of Famers     189
Afterword     199
Appendix     205

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