Outfielder Walt ‘No Neck’ Williams dies
Walt Williams, an outfielder who played for four major league teams in the 1960s and ‘70s and was best known for his nickname “No Neck,” has died.
His wife, Ester, said her husband died of a heart attack Saturday in Abilene. He was 72.
Williams made it to the big leagues with the Houston Colt .45s in 1964. He spent six seasons in Chicago, moved to Cleveland for 1973 and closed his big league career with two seasons with the New York Yankees.