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London, United Kingdom
Joe Carter – Baseball Player & Humanitarian
Joe Carter launched into superstardom in 1993, when, at the bottom of the ninth inning in game six in of the World Series, his three-run home run brought the trailing Toronto Blue Jays up to a winning score. He was the only player to close a World Series with a come-from-behind home run, and his three-run shot brought Joe Carter international recognition.
As a professional baseball player, he was the first round pick of the Chicago Cubs in free agent draft, 1981; Chicago Cubs, 1981-84; Cleveland Indians, 1984-90; San Diego Padres organization, 1990; Toronto Blue Jays, 1990-97; Baltimore Orioles, 1998; San Francisco Giants, beginning 1998; Chicago Cubs, broadcast commentator, 2001-.
Awards and Acknowledgments: Sporting News College Player of the Year, 1981; Sporting News “Silver Slugger” award, 1991; named to American League All-Star team, 1991,1992, 1993.
Carter has been elected into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame, the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame, the Missouri Valley Hall of Fame and the Wichita State University Pizza Hut Shocker Hall of Fame.
Charity: Carter co-charis the Joe Carter Classic, which is an annual charity golf tournament that supports the edcuation and development of Canadian youth through the Joe Carter Scholarship Fund and the Joe Carter Family Support Fund.
Address:The Fairmont Royal York Hotel * Imperial Room
100 Front St West - Toronto, ON M5J 1E3
Date:Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Time:5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST.)
Purchase ticket on line or contact: Paulette Thompson at 416 228-2054
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