Tag Archives: Bull Curry

‘Bull’ Curry Roars To Aid Police Pals

Sunday Herald – February 17, 1957

ON YOUR MARK... Just for kicks, of course.  Police Sgt. Edward Garrity, right, is just kidding as he makes to tackle the villain of the police VFW past annual wrestling show.  Peace-maker in center is Ptlmn William Kearns.

ON YOUR MARK… Just for kicks, of course. Police Sgt. Edward Garrity, right, is just kidding as he makes to tackle the villain of the police VFW past annual wrestling show. Peace-maker in center is Ptlmn William Kearns.

Hartford’s own “Bull” Curry returned briefly to his home town from his mid-West haunts, to stage a roaring exhibition of wrestling for the benefit of his former police buddies’ VFW post. Continue reading

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Bull Curry Pins Danno O’Mahoney In Mat Feature

Hartford Courant – March 11, 1948
By Max Liberman

Displaying some of his unorthodox methods that have pushed him to the front of local wrestling heights, Hartford’s Bull Curry defeated the former kingpin of the mat game, Danno O’Mahoney, in best two out of three falls of the feature attraction last night at the Auditorium.

It was a real Curry style shindig. Although he was the first to be tossed out of the ring, he soon repaid O’Mahoney by heaving him into the aisle. When O’Mahoney climbed back, Curry mauled and slugged his much heavier foe, needing but a top body press to take the first fall. The time was 14:15. Continue reading

John Valentine Turns Traitor In Team Match

Houston Chronicle – June 12, 1954

Johnny Valentine turned traitor in the eight-man tag match Friday night at City Auditorium, helping his opponents pin Larry Chene for the final loss.

The winning quartet was composed of Danny McShane, Bull Curry, Don Evans and Bill McDaniels. The losers were Ray Gunkel, Rito Romero, Chene and Valentine. Continue reading

Miller Poses No Problem To Kowalski

Montreal Gazette – December 29, 1955

It’s two down and the rest of the field to go for giant Wladek Kowalski today. Last night, the big fella took the measure of Big Bill Miller in another bruising encounter that had the holiday crowd yipping throughout the three falls. Continue reading