Sunday, July 5, 1992. Phil Stephenson hit a two-out single, and McGriff attempted to score from second but was cut down at the plate on a throw by left fielder John Vander Wal. It was a big play, as it kept the San Diego lead at one run. Montreal tied in the ninth and won it in the tenth.
1. He hit his first career home run off of Steve Carlton on September 28, 1974.
2. Gary drove in nine runs in the 1986 World Series against Boston, including back-to-back three-RBI efforts in the Mets' wins in Games Three and Four.
3. Carter was just 57 when he died in February 2012 after battling brain tumors for nearly a year.
11-Year-Old Kevin Says: At that time, I didn't appreciate how cool it was to get a Gary Carter card in this set. Nor did I realize that I'd just missed out on witnessing the Kid's career.
Bill James Said: Carter was retired in 1993, and didn't appear in James' Player Ratings.
On This Date in 1993: April 30. Tennis star Monica Seles is ambushed and stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg, Germany. The assailant is a crazed fan of Seles' rival, Steffi Graf.