Hard to believe something like that could happen. It's probably a tall tale. But how tall? That is the question.
The height listed in the third blurb doesn't measure up to the one listed in the opening blurb.
Is it a case of early-onset osteoporosis? Does Williams have compressed discs between his vertebrae? Have the arches of his feet abruptly flattened?
No, no and no.
The case of the incredible shrinking man is simply a reflection of the good times and the bad times — the heights and the lows.