Monday, June 13, 2011

1991 joe carter

almost one year to the day after acquiring joe carter from the indians, the padres traded him to the blue jays on december 5, 1990.  here's his 1991 o-pee-chee card:
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
carter went on to earn all-star selections in each of his first four seasons in toronto to go along with finishing in the top 12 for al mvp voting (including two top 5 finishes) in those four years.  of course, he is best remembered for taking mitch williams deep in the 1993 world series to give the blue jays their second world championship.

voici à vous, 1991 joe carter!

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