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Friday, January 30, 2015

John D’Acquisto Remembers the Late Charlie Williams

When you hear the cliché about the one guy that keeps everybody loose in the clubhouse, that was Charlie. Always cracking wise, always busting chops, always making those around him laugh. Except on the golf course. The boy could flat out swing. At least a four handicap in his day. We all knew he was unbeatable. Didn’t stop some of our teammates from trying to take him down, though. We played a round once during Spring Training, 1973, me, Charlie, our teammate Ronny Bryant, along with Davy and “Peanuts” Lowrey, a former Giants coach who was in town that week. It wasn’t even close. Man, Charlie aggravated Ronny so badly that Bryant grabbed his own pristine set of MacGregor clubs – bag and all – and chucked it into the pond right beside the 18th hole.

djordan Posted: January 30, 2015 at 11:42 AM | 12 comment(s)
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