Tag Archives: Daniel Boone Savage

Dan Savage Wagers Purse, Rooster

Daytona Beach Morning Journal – September 5, 1952

Daniel Boone Savage will give up his share of the purse – and his red rooster – if he doesn’t defeat both Danny Dusek and Pedro Godoy within an hour’s time limit at the Beach Arena tomorrow night. Continue reading

Daniel Boone Savage In Card’s Main Event

Ocala Star-Banner – March 8, 1962

Daniel Boone Savage of Sparr will wrestle in the main event of the double event card tomorrow night at the auditorium in a tag team match with Ocalan Fred Hogan. Continue reading

Daniel Boone Out Of Retirement

Ocala Star-Banner – December 18, 1957
By Norm Froscher

Our Christmas mail yesterday included, believe it or not, an epistle from Leo Daniel Boone (Whiskers) Savage, who felt moved to communicate from Houston, Tex. Continue reading

The Grunt And Groan Industry Has A Problem

Jack Dempsey’s Sports Magazine – June 1938
By Marcus Griffin

On a soft, summer night in June, 1937, there was but one World’s Heavyweight Wrestling Champion. His name was – and still is – Dean Detton. He was an odd sort of fellow, this champion. His spare moments were spent filling the duties of a Deacon in the First Church of Christ of the Latter Day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon Church. Continue reading

Six World Title Matches Tonight!

Associated Press – November 17, 1938
By Paul Mickelson

NEW YORK – Battling Pistone, who is our wrestling editor simply because nobody else will have any truck with the mysterious business, today tried to peddle his job. Even Pistone, a carefree fellow with a love for figures, couldn’t endure the modern trend in the grunt industry when he discovered the “world heavyweight wrestling championship” will be defended in six different cities tomorrow night. Continue reading

Savage Tangles With Pat O’Hara

St. Petersburg Times – December 21, 1948

D. BOONE SAVAGE

D. BOONE SAVAGE

Daniel Boone Savage, gigantic hillbilly wrestler, makes his first appearance of the season here when he tangles with Pat O’Hara tonight in the main event of the Florida National Guard wrestling show at the N. Worth Gable Armory at 8:30. Continue reading

Beware, Slickers; Scufflin’ Dan Holds Until You Yell ‘Calf Rope’

The Milwaukee Journal – January 5, 1938
By Jack Cuddy

New York, N.Y. – I was sitting in a dressing room at the Hippodrome during a wrestling show and I said to the amazing man before me, “When were you born?”

“Wall – ah cain’t tell y’all perzactly, but paw says ah’ll be 31, come Feb. 27.  ‘Course yuh cain’t depend on paw.” Continue reading

Arena Results

Daytona Beach Morning Journal – February 20, 1952

Ann LaVerne defeated Helen Hild in two falls, and Daniel Boone Savage pinned Jimmy Ray then was disqualified against Herb Lawson in last night’s matches at the Beach Arena. Continue reading

Wrestling

Daytona Beach Morning Journal – February 20, 1952

Arena Results

Ann LaVerne defeated Helen Hild in two falls, and Daniel Boone Savage pinned Jimmy Ray then was disqualified against Herb Lawson in last night’s matches at the Beach Arena.

In a mixed team match, LaVerne and Lawson wrestled Hild and Saul Weingeroff to a draw.  Chester Piechocinski defeated Jimmy Ray and Ted Rozankowski took the Boston Bull, who was disqualified.