McCarty was the King Bee

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Player-coach in softball in early 1970s

By Bobby Brockman

The passing of long-time businessman Charlie McCarty last week was a sad time for his family and the community. However, it did also stir up some recollections of his sports days.
McCarty opened then Burger Queen around 1970 and it was a big deal for Campbellsville. He also fielded a softball team — one he was the left-handed catcher on.
“He would slide head first,” fondly remembered former outfielder Frank Gaskins earlier this week. “He hated losing.”

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