Gary Carter played for the Montreal Expos for a long time. He also played for the New York Mets for a long time. But he played for the Expos and was beloved there so now, after his death, Gary Carter has been memorialized with a street in beautiful downtown Montreal.
The former Faillon St. was renamed Gary Carter street in a ceremony yesterfday. Faillon runs near the former site of Jarry Park, the Expos home field when they first arrived in Montreal. According to the Associated Press, there is another ceremony planned for June 15th when a local baseball field will be renamed for The Kid.
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