Boston Globe – April 7, 1920
WORCESTER – Waino Ketonen beat Joe Turner of Washington tonight in a wrestling match in Mechanic’s Hall. Turner won the first fall with a jackknife hold in 11 minutes. Ketonen won the second with a double elbow and toss over the head in 1 hour 22 minutes, and he also won the third with a body scissors hold in 40 seconds.
Washington Post – June 5, 1931
By Bob Considine
Twelve thousand roaring fans last night saw the syndicate’s heavyweight wrestling crown totter on the head of Jim Londos, first hanging precariously on one side and then just caught on the flange of his bitten ear, as Rudy Dusek gave the “Greek gawd” his worst evening since Ray Steele was defeated in New York nearly a month ago. Continue reading
Posted in 1931
Tagged Cyclone Williams, Dick Daviscourt, Firpo Wilcox, Frank Brunowicz, Jim Londos, Jim McNamara, Joe Turner, Leon Hyatt, Marlo Giglio, Rudy Dusek, Sandor Szabo, Sun Jennings, Tiger Nelson
Florida Times-Union – February 19, 1998
By Bill Foley, Columnist
The great ideas are the simple ones.
Assuming that one takes the cynical view the curious event of Feb. 20, 1920 was in fact an idea.
As opposed to all that was honest and true and spontaneous in professional wrestling until that time.
Posted in 1998
Tagged Augustus Kalas, Bull Walker, Con Allbright, Cora Armstrong, George Pardello, Grace Brady, Jack Ross, Jimmy Demetral, Joe Diafbo, Joe Turner, Kid Kottas, Mike Yokel, Stanislaus Zbyszko