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Charlie Zill, former Orioles usher, dies of lung cancer at 56
Charlie Zill, former Orioles usher, dies of lung cancer at 56

Charlie Zill, the popular long-time usher at Camden Yards who entertained Orioles fans with his “Zillbilly” dance during the seventh-inning stretch, died late Saturday night of lung cancer. He was 56. Zill, who had been diagnosed with cancer three and a half years ago, attended his final Orioles game April 17 as a guest of the club.  Wearing an Orioles cap and jersey over his trademark “Zillbilly” overalls, he threw out the first pitch from his wheelchair before the Orioles took the field against the Tampa Bay Rays. During the seventh-inning stretch, he was shown on the video board twirling his signature orange fiddle and mugging for the cameras from the...

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