Charley Eckman had a fantasy career in sports. He lived an American boys dream to the delight of thousands of sports fans:
* Minor league baseball player.
* Collegiate and Professional Basketball Referee for 25 years
* "The Babe Ruth of Basketball Referees"
* Coach of the Fort Wayne Pistons and Detroit Pistons NBA team
* Scout for the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Braves
* Award winning radio sportscaster, WCBM and WFBR, Baltimore, MD for 30 years
* Television sportscaster for WJZ-TV, Baltimore, MD -Radio and Television color man for the Baltimore Bullets, Orioles, Colts and the Blast/Spirit Indoor Soccer Teams
* Thoroughbred horse racing expert at Laurel and Pimlico Racetracks in Baltimore and Penn National in Pennsylvania
* Banquet Speaker and Entertainer Extraordinaire