Lest we forget: Charlie Metro

March 28, 2011 · 1 comment

Metro, one of the all-time baseball lifers, passed away March 18 at the age of 91.

Metro was a “wartime Player”; his playing career lasted from just 1943-45 during which he compiled a .193 batting average in 400 at bats. He also spent parts of two seasons as a manager (Cubs in 1962, Royals in 1970), and spent the bulk of his career as a coach and scout.

He published his auto/memoirs — weighing in at over 500 pages — in 2002.

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    • Anonymous

      Charlie was a real old-school baseball man who loved the game. His first managerial job was at our ballpark (Warren) and I had the pleasure of listening to him talk about the good old days with the Bisbee Yanks. Thanks, Charlie. Baseball will miss you.

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