Carter's induction a first (and last?) for Expos

Still "The Kid," Gary Carter will be inducted into the Hall of Fame with Eddie Murray and ex-major leaguer-turned broadcaster Bob Uecker.

Updated: July 27, 2003, 2:17 PM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Gary Carter was tagged with his nickname The Kid when he was in his first major-league spring-training camp in 1973. Some veteran players with the Montreal Expos granted him the privilege of watching them play cards, and then Mike Torrez and Ken Singleton and Tim Foli and others kept sending him on errands. Hey, Kid, get some ice.

Carter has embraced the rookie Hall of Fame inductee. Hey, Kid, fetch some wine, and on Friday evening, Carter brought the spirits ...

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