Out­fielder Walt ‘No Neck’ Wil­liams dies

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - OBITUARIES -

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.

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