Posts tagged Montreal EXpos
By J.R. Lebert aka jrlebert
A decade and a half before we would come to know a certain center fielder in Seattle by the same nickname, fans of the Expos and Mets began a 30-year love affair with the original “Kid”, Gary Edmund Carter.
As a lifelong, die hard Mets fan, it was easy to gravitate towards our beloved catcher. As Jesse Orosco said after learning of Carter’s trade to the Mets, “We have a chance to win it all now!” See, Carter’s nickname was derived from both the way he played the game, and the way he viewed the game. Carter More >
by Drew Pelto, AKA *censored*
Unless you’re an Atlanta Braves fan, 1995 was likely a forgettable year of baseball. Each team lost 18 games from the schedule due to a strike that, when all was said and done at its end, only proceeded to screw over the fans and small market teams. I have a late April birthday. Opening Day should not come after it. It was the first year in 90 that didn’t have a defending World Series champion from the previous year. Albert JoJuan Belle was screwed out of the AL MVP award by a bitter media.
And Topps released More >