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Otis Leonard Carter
Born: Sept. 3, 1925 in Langley, S.C.
Died: Sept. 10, 1976 in Greenville, S.C.
Debut: 1925 | Pos: OF
H: 5’10” | W: 175 | B: R | T: R

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Blackie Carter’s major league career was brief — just six games during two seasons. He did, however, have a productive career in the minor leagues.

In 1925, Carter went hitless in four at-bats, playing in one game for the New York Giants. The next season, he appeared in five games for the Giants, finished with four hits in 17 at-bats and collected one home run and one run batted in.

In 1927, Carter played the Buffalo Bisons of the International League. He hit .331 in 140 games with 15 home runs and 89 runs batted in. Carter spent 18 years in the minor leagues and finished with a career batting average of .313.

Following his career as a player, Carter was a manager in the minor leagues.