Uncle Charlie

[ uhng-kuhl chahr-lee ]

nounBaseball Slang.
  1. curveball: When this guy delivers his Uncle Charlie, there’s not a left-handed hitter in the league who can get on base.

Origin of Uncle Charlie

First recorded in 1930–35; origin uncertain

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