Keith was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. While at Oxford, he played baseball in London. He was later a long-time teacher at Eastern Kentucky University where he coach both basketball and football. While at EKU, Keith encouraged future Hall of Famer Earl Combs to play baseball.
Keith became Dean of Men at EKU in 1921. A building on campus at EKU is named after Keith as his wife Anna Roe Dickson Keith.
Keith wrote an autobiography entitled "Fast Balls and College Halls," published in 19604.
Keith died June 22nd, 1960 in Louisville, Kentucky.
For contemporary newspaper excerpts concerning Keith, see Charles Keith Excerpts.
Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.
1. The American Oxonian, Volumes 47-48. 1961.)
2. 1900 U.S. Census
3. Eastern Progress, 2/8/1957
1)Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 2/6/1910
3) Eastern Kentucky University, by Jacqueline Couture and Chuck Hill
4) A History of Eastern Kentucky University, by William E. Ellis