About Stan ‘The Fan’ Charles

Stan “The Fan” Charles is the founder and publisher of PressBox. He also serves as host of “The Bat Around” Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon. He is a regular columnist for both PressBoxOnline.com and the company’s print edition.

Stan has lived in Baltimore for 45 years. He claims to have starred as a pitcher for his team at Orioles Fantasy camp in 1992. A lifelong sports fanatic, he began doing radio sports talk in Baltimore in 1981.

With more than 25 years on the radio talking with Baltimore area sports fans, Stan has also hosted television programs on MPT and HTS. In addition, Stan wrote a popular column from 1985-90 called “A Fan’s Notes” for Baltimore City Paper. Whenever people from around the country are writing about Baltimore sports, they always talk to Stan to get the lay of the land.

To read his latest columns, click here.

About PressBox

PressBox is Maryland’s leading sports media company covering local sports, from high school to the pros.

PressBox content is featured on PressBoxOnline.com, in our free print publication available at more than 350 distribution points six times a year, on Facebook, on Twitter and through daily Facebook Live and streaming radio shows.

PressBox is the trading name for Word Smith Media Ventures, LLC and was founded in 2006 by publisher, Stan “The Fan” Charles.

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