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Height: 6' 0" Weight: 225 lbs
College Experience: Webber International University
Resides: Lake City, Florida
Willie Carter is in his first season with the ThunderBolts and fourth as a professional in 2023. He signed as a free agent on January 19, 2023. Carter began his career in 2019, when he was a 34th round selection of the Atlanta Braves in the Amateur Entry Draft. Over three years in the Braves organization, he advanced as high as Class A Advanced Rome in 2022. He hit a combined .255 over 205 games and hit 19 homers with 123 RBIs and 30 stolen bases. In his best season, 2021, he had a .380 on-base percentage and drove in 68 runs.
Willie played his college ball at Webber International University. In his one season with the Warriors, he hit .382 with a .706 slugging percentage. He clubbed 19 homers in 58 games. His first two collegiate seasons were played at Pensacola State College, for whom he batted .346 in 86 games. Prior to that, he played for Fort White High School in Fort White, Florida.