On this day in 1988, Gary Carter hit his 300th career home run in a 9-6 victory at Chicago.
Carter finished that season with 11 homers and just 46 RBI, and was released after the 1989 season.
In five seasons with the Mets, Carter hit 89 homers with 349 RBI.
After leaving the Mets, Carter played single seasons for San Francisco, Los Angeles and retired as an Expo in 1992.
NOTE: Carter’s daughter, Kimmy Bloemers reports his brain tumors have improved, but the condition remains inoperable.