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From The NY Times
“Ed Charles, the heart and soul of the Miracle Mets of 1969, died on Thursday at his home in East Elmhurst, Queens. He was 84.
His daughter-in-law, Tomika Charles, confirmed the death, saying he had been ill for several years.
Charles was a vital member of the Mets team that suddenly jelled during the 1969 season, winning the World Series in one of the most surprising surges in baseball history and endearing themselves forever to fans who had suffered through the team’s wretched play since its beginning, just seven years earlier.”
Read more here.
Click here for the Recap of The QBC where Ed Charles was given the Gil Hodges award. Ed didn’t leave a dry eye in the house.
Really was awesome getting to meet him.
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