Win Charles

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Win Charles
Dayton Triangles
Position:?
Personal information
Born:September 26, 1903
Died:January 29, 1949(1949-01-29) (aged 45)
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
College:William & Mary
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 1928
Games played:5
Player stats at PFR

Winston Holt "Win" Charles (September 26, 1903 – January 29, 1949) was a professional American football player for the American Professional Football Association's Dayton Triangles. He played in five games in the 1928 season. Charles played college football at William & Mary.[1] He was shot to death on January 29, 1949.[2][3] His wife, Ivy Patterson Charles, was convicted of his murder on May 11, 1949[4] and sentenced to serve six years.[5] She was denied a pardon by Governor Tuck on October 14, 1949.[5]

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  1. ^ Winston H. 'Win' Charles @ oldestlivingprofootball.com. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  2. ^ "Rites Set Today For W. H. Charles, Once Star Athlete". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Associated Press. January 31, 1949. Retrieved December 31, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Woman Faces Indictment In Slaying". Kingsport News. Associated Press. Retrieved December 31, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Mrs. Charles Given 6 Years In Slaying". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Associated Press. May 28, 1949. Retrieved December 31, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ a b "Mrs. Charles Denied Pardon By Governor". Richmond Times-Dispatch. October 15, 1949. Retrieved December 31, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.

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