Year Inducted – 1987
Was a powerful, long-range hitting outfielder out of the North Akron Youth Leagues, and North High School, who played on three championship AA teams, and had a stint with the St. Louis Browns farm system for three years. After leading the North Akron Polar Bears and North Akron Y teams to youth league titles, and an outstanding career at North High, Charley moved into the AA League with Simpson’s Market in 1939, and played for the champion Goodrich Local #5 teams in 1940-41. After a stint with Fort Hays, Columbus and Truax Air Force, Madison, Wisconsin teams, during his time in the service, Charley returned with the champion Borden Autos and Moore’s Wrestlers, before playing three years in the Tri-State and Western leagues with the Browns farm teams. Charley closed out his brilliant career with Goodyear Tire in 1949.