Where did the phrase charlie horse come from?

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The term charlie horse is said to come from the 1880s. An American pitcher names Charlie Radbourn suffered cramps and this led to them being called Charlie horses.
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The origin of the name "charley horse" is obscure, but it is believed to be old baseball players' slang.
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It's from baseball slang in the 1880s, from
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The term dates back to American baseball slang of the 1880s, possibly from the pitcher Charlie "Old Hoss" Radbourn who is said to have suffered from cramps. Another story
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The phrase "sorry charlie" comes from the. Charlie Tuna Starkist Commercials. in the early 1970's.
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A Charley Horse means leg cramp or stiffness. Origin: Charley was a lame horse that pulled the roller at the White Sox ballpark in Chicago.
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