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Coach Eckman

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

...and more!!!