Posted October 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Montreal will name a street and a park after Gary Carter, the Hall of Fame catcher who defined the golden era of a once-beloved franchise. Carter died in February of cancer at age 57. On Wednesday, the city announced the details of its tribute to the player who starred with the now-defunct Expos for more than half of his career. The street borders Jarry Park, where the Expos played for most of their first decade and where Carter made his big-league debut. There will also be a park in the north-end Ahuntsic district named after him. The changes will be enacted by the city council in February, a year after Carter's death. City officials say they also might eventually honor him at the site of the Olympic Stadium, where Carter played for the majority of his Expos career. Close to 2,000 proposals were submitted to the city after the call for ideas was launched Feb. 27. Carter delighted Montreal fans with his skills and enthusiasm from 1974-84, when he was traded to New York, a...
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