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Gary Carter, Hall of Fame catcher, dies

NEW YORK - Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson says Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died.Carter's health had taken a turn for the worse recently. The 57-year-old former baseball star, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-02-16/gary-carter-hall-fame-ca
Debut of new pace-of-play rules doesn't go smoothly

...box, but it took the front one about five minutes to get back in there," Allenson said, referring to the Hall of Fame catcher. "He's got a plaque in Cooperstown, so maybe I did it the wrong way."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-09/debut-new-pace-play-rule
Carlton Fisk finally throws out first pitch at a World Series in Fenway Park

Carlton Fisk has been waiting almost 40 years for his chance.The Hall of Fame catcher, who famously waved his fly ball fair for the winning home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series, threw out a ceremonial first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-10-30/carlton-fisk-finally-throws-out-f
Hall of fame catcher Gary Carter dies at age 57

NEW YORK - Gary Carter was nicknamed "Kid" for good reason.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/ben-walker/2012-02-16/hall-fame-catcher-gary-carter
Yogi celebrates 80th birthday

...octogenarians when he was a young man. "I don't know. There weren't too many of them living at that time," the Hall of Fame catcher said. On Thursday, one of the most enduring and beloved figures in sports turns 80. Berra plans to spend his birthday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/12/bas_452881.shtml
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Rodriguez is quite a catch

...caught his 2,227th game Wednesday night against the Rangers, a night after matching Carlton Fisk -- a Hall of Fame catcher also nicknamed "Pudge." "To be able to play so many games behind the plate, it's unbelievable," Rodriguez said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/18/bas_528095.shtml
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Standup Guy

...tougher." Armstrong values his Cal Ripken Jr. rookie card even though he hasn't opened a pack in five years. Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench is his guy. He's got the autograph to prove it. He believes Kevin Costner is one under-appreciated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/19/bas_416025.shtml
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MLB notes

...Francona was to miss two games starting Tuesday night following the death of his mother-in-law. WHITE SOX: Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk is returning to Chicago as a team ambassador. He hit .257 with 214 homers and 762 RBI in 13 seasons with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/14/bas_198738.shtml
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Yogi Berra sues TBS over 'Sex and the City' ad

...name without permission. A spokeswoman for TBS, based in Atlanta, declined to comment Tuesday. Berra, a Hall of Fame catcher for the Yankees from 1946 to 1963, learned about the ad when his granddaughter saw it in a magazine, said his lawyer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/03/ent_441652.shtml
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Chaney feels at home at legion banquet

...young Dale Murphy and watched Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro in his later years.Chaney also played against Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter and said they played golf together in their work with Major League Baseball's alumni association.Carter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2012-02-16/heady-heady-heady