Joe Carter Stats

Joe Carter was born on Monday, March 7, 1960, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Carter was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 30, 1983, with the Chicago Cubs. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Joe Carter baseball stats page.

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"I was having a bad ( 1993 World ) Series at the plate. Just awful. All I was looking for was a pitch to put into to play. Get a good look at it and take an ugly swing. I never, ever thought that ball I hit would leave the park. It was a moment and a swing that will be with me forever." - Joe Carter

Joe Carter

Joe Carter Autograph on a 1992 Stadium Club (#10)

Joe Carter Autograph on a 1992 Stadium Club (#10)

Birth Name:
Joseph Chris Carter ( Twitter : @JoeCarter_29 )
Nickname:
Joe
Born On:
03-07-1960  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Millwood High School (Oklahoma City, OK)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
215
First Game:
07-30-1983 (Age 23)
Last Game:
09-28-1998
Draft:
1981 : 1st Round (2nd)

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Joe Carter Pitching Stats

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Joe Carter Hitting Stats

1983 23 Cubs 23 51 6 9 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 21 1 0 0 1 .176 .176 .235
1984 24 Indians 66 244 32 67 6 1 13 1 41 11 0 48 0 1 1 2 .275 .307 .467
1985 25 Indians 143 489 64 128 27 0 15 0 59 25 2 74 3 4 2 9 .262 .298 .409
1986 26 Indians 162 663 108 200 36 9 29 2 121 32 3 95 1 8 5 8 .302 .335 .514
1987 27 Indians 149 588 83 155 27 2 32 0 106 27 6 105 1 4 9 8 .264 .304 .480
1988 28 Indians 157 621 85 168 36 6 27 1 98 35 6 82 1 6 7 6 .271 .314 .478
1989 29 Indians 162 651 84 158 32 4 35 0 105 39 8 112 2 5 8 6 .243 .292 .465
1990 30 Padres 162 634 79 147 27 1 24 2 115 48 18 93 0 8 7 12 .232 .290 .391
1991 31 Blue Jays 162 638 89 174 42 3 33 0 108 49 12 112 0 9 10 6 .273 .330 .503
1992 32 Blue Jays 158 622 97 164 30 7 34 0 119 36 4 109 1 13 11 14 .264 .309 .498
1993 33 Blue Jays 155 603 92 153 33 5 33 1 121 47 5 113 0 10 9 10 .254 .312 .489
1994 34 Blue Jays 111 435 70 118 25 2 27 0 103 33 6 64 0 13 2 6 .271 .317 .524
1995 35 Blue Jays 139 558 70 141 23 0 25 0 76 37 5 87 0 5 3 11 .253 .300 .428
1996 36 Blue Jays 157 625 84 158 35 7 30 1 107 44 2 106 0 6 7 12 .253 .306 .475
1997 37 Blue Jays 157 612 76 143 30 4 21 2 102 40 5 105 0 9 7 12 .234 .284 .399
1998 38 Orioles 85 283 36 70 15 1 11 0 34 18 4 48 0 0 2 7 .247 .297 .424
1998 38 Giants 41 105 15 31 7 0 7 0 29 6 0 13 0 4 0 2 .295 .322 .562
16 Years 2,189 8,422 1,170 2,184 432 53 396 10 1,445 527 86 1,387 10 105 90 132 .259 .306 .464

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Joe Carter Fielding Stats

1983 Cubs CF 2 2 54 6 3.0 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1983 Cubs LF 14 11 267 20 1.4 20 20 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.02
1983 Cubs RF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1984 Indians 1B 7 7 159 49 7.0 49 47 2 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.32
1984 Indians CF 14 11 288 33 2.4 33 32 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.09
1984 Indians LF 48 37 1,008 103 2.1 97 90 7 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .942 2.60
1985 Indians 1B 11 7 111 39 3.5 38 33 5 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .974 9.24
1985 Indians 2B 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1985 Indians 3B 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1985 Indians CF 4 1 33 4 1.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.27
1985 Indians LF 122 101 2,766 259 2.1 254 244 10 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .981 2.48
1985 Indians RF 30 11 330 30 1.0 30 29 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.45
1986 Indians 1B 70 62 1,661 610 8.7 606 559 47 4 50 n/a n/a n/a .993 9.85
1986 Indians CF 9 5 126 13 1.4 13 13 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.79
1986 Indians LF 45 37 867 97 2.2 94 93 1 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.93
1986 Indians RF 78 56 1,590 145 1.9 142 135 7 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.41
1987 Indians 1B 84 80 2,098 701 8.3 689 644 45 12 61 n/a n/a n/a .983 8.87
1987 Indians CF 13 11 294 37 2.8 35 35 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .946 3.21
1987 Indians LF 42 39 954 90 2.1 87 87 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.46
1987 Indians RF 14 10 306 18 1.3 18 17 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.59
1988 Indians CF 156 156 4,100 457 2.9 451 443 8 6 3 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.97
1989 Indians 1B 11 11 273 108 9.8 107 93 14 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .991 10.58
1989 Indians CF 102 100 2,622 271 2.7 265 260 5 6 3 n/a n/a n/a .978 2.73
1989 Indians LF 56 43 1,185 101 1.8 99 98 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.26
1989 Indians RF 1 0 9 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1990 Padres 1B 14 13 333 116 8.3 110 107 3 6 15 n/a n/a n/a .948 8.92
1990 Padres CF 112 106 2,868 304 2.7 301 294 7 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.83
1990 Padres LF 51 42 1,059 99 1.9 97 92 5 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.47
1991 Blue Jays LF 56 52 1,392 100 1.8 95 94 1 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .950 1.84
1991 Blue Jays RF 101 100 2,613 206 2.0 203 191 12 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.10
1992 Blue Jays 1B 4 4 105 31 7.8 30 27 3 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .968 7.71
1992 Blue Jays LF 6 6 159 10 1.7 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.70
1992 Blue Jays RF 123 123 3,132 265 2.2 257 247 10 8 2 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.22
1993 Blue Jays LF 55 55 1,395 108 2.0 104 103 1 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.01
1993 Blue Jays RF 96 96 2,475 193 2.0 189 183 6 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.06
1994 Blue Jays RF 110 109 2,835 208 1.9 206 202 4 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .990 1.96
1995 Blue Jays 1B 7 6 168 50 7.1 50 47 3 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.04
1995 Blue Jays CF 20 17 444 46 2.3 46 43 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.80
1995 Blue Jays LF 116 110 2,829 239 2.1 232 226 6 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.21
1996 Blue Jays 1B 41 33 855 267 6.5 265 249 16 2 31 n/a n/a n/a .993 8.37
1996 Blue Jays LF 115 109 2,807 181 1.6 174 167 7 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .961 1.67
1997 Blue Jays 1B 42 42 1,116 348 8.3 347 325 22 1 24 n/a n/a n/a .997 8.40
1997 Blue Jays LF 41 41 1,022 90 2.2 87 87 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.30
1997 Blue Jays RF 10 10 270 18 1.8 18 17 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1998 Orioles 1B 1 0 6 4 4.0 4 3 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
1998 Orioles LF 3 1 29 3 1.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.79
1998 Orioles RF 47 43 1,095 101 2.1 97 94 3 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.39
1998 Giants 1B 16 10 291 96 6.0 95 87 8 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .990 8.81
1998 Giants LF 4 1 54 3 0.8 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1998 Giants RF 14 12 274 12 0.9 12 12 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.18
LF Totals 774 685 17,793 1,503 1.9 1,456 1,416 40 47 6 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.21
RF Totals 625 570 14,932 1,197 1.9 1,173 1,128 45 24 7 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.12
CF Totals 432 409 10,829 1,171 2.7 1,154 1,130 24 17 9 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.88
1B Totals 308 275 7,176 2,419 7.9 2,390 2,221 169 29 199 n/a n/a n/a .988 8.99
3B Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2B Totals 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
16 Years 2,141 1,939 50,736 6,291 2.9 6,174 5,895 279 117 221 n/a n/a n/a .981 3.29

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Joe Carter Miscellaneous Stats

1983 Cubs 1 0 1.000 5 5 n/a 0.0 2.4 51.0 - - -
1984 Indians 2 4 .333 8 1 0 18.8 5.1 6.0 - - -
1985 Indians 24 6 .800 5 2 7 32.6 6.6 8.3 - - -
1986 Indians 29 7 .806 2 0 0 22.9 7.0 5.5 - - -
1987 Indians 31 6 .838 3 1 5 18.4 5.6 5.5 - - -
1988 Indians 27 5 .844 1 0 0 23.0 7.6 6.3 - - -
1989 Indians 13 5 .722 0 0 8 18.6 5.8 6.2 - - -
1990 Padres 22 6 .786 1 0 n/a 26.4 6.8 5.5 - - -
1991 Blue Jays 20 9 .690 0 0 11 19.3 5.7 5.9 - - -
1992 Blue Jays 12 5 .706 1 0 24 18.3 5.7 5.2 - - -
1993 Blue Jays 8 3 .727 1 0 3 18.3 5.3 5.0 - - -
1994 Blue Jays 11 0 1.000 1 0 1 16.1 6.8 4.2 - - -
1995 Blue Jays 12 1 .923 0 0 5 22.3 6.4 7.3 - - -
1996 Blue Jays 7 6 .538 0 0 15 20.8 5.9 5.8 - - -
1997 Blue Jays 8 2 .800 0 0 65 29.1 5.8 6.0 - - -
1998 Orioles 3 1 .750 16 1 32 25.7 5.9 8.3 - - -
1998 Giants 1 0 1.000 14 0 0 15.0 8.1 3.6 - - -
16 Years 231 66 .778 58 10 176 21.3 6.1 5.8 - - -

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Joe Carter Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1983 Chicago Cubs 33 $35,000.00 - -
1984 Cleveland Indians 30 $40,000.00 - -
1985 Cleveland Indians 30 $110,000.00 - -
1986 Cleveland Indians 30 $190,000.00 - -
1987 Cleveland Indians 30 $250,000.00 - -
1988 Cleveland Indians 30 $840,000.00 - -
1989 Cleveland Indians 30 $1,630,000.00 - -
1990 San Diego Padres 17 $1,866,667.00 - -
1991 Toronto Blue Jays 29 $3,791,667.00 Stats -
1992 Toronto Blue Jays 29 $3,691,667.00 Stats Stats
1993 Toronto Blue Jays 29 $5,550,000.00 Stats Stats
1994 Toronto Blue Jays 29 $5,550,000.00 Stats n/a
1995 Toronto Blue Jays 29 $7,500,000.00 - -
1996 Toronto Blue Jays 29 $6,525,000.00 Stats -
1997 Toronto Blue Jays 43 , 29 $6,500,000.00 - -
1998 Baltimore Orioles 29 $3,151,380.00 - -
1998 San Francisco Giants 29 "     " - -
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Did you know that Joe Carter was named one of the 100 Greatest Cleveland Indians Players Top 100 Greatest Indians and Carter was named one of the twenty-three outfielders.

Joe Carter on Sports Illustrated
Joe Carter | Sports Illustrated (November 3, 1993) | Baseball Almanac Collection
Joe Carter is probably most famous for his walk-off home run to win the 1993 World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays, but he was also a first round draft pick in 1981 (second overall), the first 30/30 Club member in Cleveland Indians franchise history (1987) and the first Blue Jays player to hit two home runs in the same inning ( October 3, 1993 ).

Joe Carter Walk-Off ( Game 6 ) | Great World Series Moments: No. 4 | MLB Advanced Media, L.P.

When Joe Carter hung up his playing cleats in 1998, he had ten seasons with 100-or-more RBIs, a feat matched - at that time - by exactly eight players, all of them hall of famers; Willie Mays (10x), Stan Musial (10x), Goose Goslin (11x), Hank Aaron (11x), Al Simmons (12x), Jimmie Foxx (13x), Lou Gehrig (13x), and Babe Ruth (13x). [ RBI Record Books ]

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