Otis "Blackie" Leonard Carter

               Blackie Carter with the Giants               Blackie Carter
Born in South Carolina and a graduate of Furman University, "Blackie" Carter enjoyed a brief career in the majors when he played for the New York Giants between 1925 and 1926. During the 1936 innaugural season of the Carolina "Outlaw" League, Carter was managing the Charlotte Hornets. In all, he played for over eight different minor league ball clubs in North Carolina. Eventually, he settled down in his native South Carolina and became a scout for the then Brooklyn Dodgers.