Tag Archives: Dick Steinborn

Reed Wins Hawaiian Mat Crown

Honolulu Star-Bulletin – January 6, 1966

Ron Reed of Baltimore captured the Hawaiian heavyweight wrestling championship at the Civic Auditorium last night when Luther Lindsey was unable to continue after a head butt. Continue reading

Glamor Approach Versus Rough Guys On Mat Card Here Saturday

The Dispatch – November 16, 1956

Glamour boys of wrestling go against traditional roughnecks in one of the best rounded cards presented here in months at the Lexington YMCA tomorrow night.

Heading the popular guys is the big television favorite Ricki Starr who returns here for the second straight week at his own request. Continue reading

Steinborn Meets TV Grappler

Daytona Beach Morning Journal – August 24, 1954

Ace Freeman, a TV wrestler, has been signed for the big wrestling show this weekend, Matchmaker Saul Weingeroff announced last night. Continue reading

Watson-Mull Team Cop Wrestling Feature

St. Petersburg Times – August 26, 1954

Bonnie Watson and Mary Jane Mull defeated Betty Hild and Ida Mae Martinez in a tag team match in the weekly wrestling feature at N. Worth Gable Armory last night before 600 fans. Continue reading

Lou Holds ‘World’ From Dick Bruiser

Atlanta Journal – June 2, 1963
By Wayne Thompson

When Lou Thesz, like Liberty Valance, comes into town – more aptly the wrestling arena – most men step aside.

The 48-year-old St. Louis native has been wrestling for almost 30 years, a champion. In fact, he still is the champion – of the world, in fact. Continue reading

Wrestlers’ Wrath in Girl Feature

St. Petersburg Times – August 12, 1954

A couple of female wrestlers practically threw last night’s Armory wrestling crowd into hysterics when they suddenly took out their wrath on the referee. Continue reading