Long Island Star-Journal – May 14, 1960
Pampero Firpo and Eddie Graham won two of three falls from Skull Murphy and Pat Kelly in the slam-bang feature of last night’s pro wrestling card at Sunnyside Garden.
Promoter Manny Heicklen announced that his next special non-TV card, “a really sensational show,” will be held on Saturday afternoon , May 28. Continue reading
Posted in 1960
Tagged Chief Suni War Cloud, Don Curtis, Eddie Graham, Great Antonio, Jack Vansky, Johnny Kace, Mel Marks, Miguel Perez, Mike DiBiase, Pampero Firpo, Pat Kelly, Skull Murphy, Swede Hansen, Tony Martinelli
Long Island Star-Journal – July 16, 1960
Red and Lou Bastien retained their U.S. tag-team championship last night by scoring two-out-of-three falls over John Gaber and Jack Vansky in one of the featured matches at the Island Garden, West Hempstead. Continue reading
Sunday Herald – August 30, 1959
Four favorites, including a newcomer, will enhance the next weekly wrestling card at the City Arena and on Channel 5 via WNEW-TV on Wednesday. And each one has the individuality of being a strikingly-different type than the other popular contenders. Continue reading
The Victoria Advocate – September 12, 1954
About Bobby Sox Idol Ricki Starr
“I think that Victoria is lucky to have a wrestler of my capabilities on the card this Wednesday. I am one of the top men in my profession in the country and I don’t believe that children, the likes of Ricki Starr, should even be on the same card with me. I will take care of Mr. Starr in the main event match Wednesday.” Continue reading
The Victoria Advocate – September 23, 1954
Ricki Starr missed a flying head hold and crashed through the ropes onto the cement floor where he remained dazed long enough for Referee Julius Johnson to count him out and give big Jack Adkisson the victory in the main event at the Sportatorium last night. Continue reading
The Victoria Advocate – September 16, 1954
Popular Ricki Starr used a Chinese crab hold to pin Jack Vansky in the third fall of the main event at the Sportatorium last night.
Vansky didn’t think the third fall was necessary, for he proclaimed himself winner of the match after taking the second of this best-of-three contest. Vansky stepped out of the ring after pinning Starr with a backbreaker, but Referee Marvin Jones finally convinced him a third fall was needed since Starr had won the first one with an airplane spin and a body press. Continue reading
The Miami News – December 22, 1951
An Australian tag match will be one of the features on next Friday night’s wrestling show at Miami Beach Auditorium on which Don Eagle, the sensational Indian grappler from Quebec, meets Fred Von Schacht of Milwaukee and Buddy Rogers (Nature Boy) of Camden, N. J., locks horns with Nick Roberts of Athens, Ga. In a double windup, each match to a positive finish. Continue reading
The Miami News – December 23, 1951
Taught Wrestling By Dad; Meets Von Schacht At Beach
Don Eagle, who meets Fred Von Schacht, 235 pound Milwaukean, in one of the two finish wrestling matches on the same program on which Buddy Rogers tangles with Nick Roberts at Miami Beach Auditorium Friday night, was born 25 years ago on the Caughawaga Indian reservation in Canada.