A moment of silence was observed at Nationals Park the day Charles passed away
— see a photograph.
"A brilliant man, a wonderful man, a tremendous writer, a good friend. He loved baseball so much I will miss him so much." — Read the full statement
"I never stopped being intimidated by him. But he was deeply kind, even sweet in his way. I got to know him a little bit better over the years that followed, and the more I saw of him the more thoroughly impressive he was: a mensch in every sense." — Read the full article in National Review Online