Today’s Game: Joe Carter

All this week we're taking a closer look at the 10 people on the Today’s Game Era Ballot for the Hall of Fame. Joe Carter had a knack for RBIs. Yes, we all know that runs-batted-in is a team-context stat — you need runners on base in order to drive them in — and that the whole idea of being a run-producer is fraught with contradictions and mazes. Still, there can be no doubt that Joe Carter was all about knocking in those runners. At Wichita State, he set an NCAA record in 1981 by driving in 120 runs.

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