Long Island Star-Journal – March 19, 1960
Gorgeous George, spectacular blond grappler, will take on Bearcat Wright, giant ex-boxer from Kingston, Jamaica, in the non-televised feature of Sunnyside Garden’s pro wrestling program next Tuesday. Continue reading
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
The Washington Afro-American – March 8, 1960
Gene “Big Daddy” Lipscomb, giant All-Pro tackle who has been outstanding with the World Champion Baltimore Colts for the past two years, returns to Baltimore in a new role next Monday night. Continue reading
The Milwaukee Journal – December 27, 1967
Two more acts, added Tuesday, complete the professional wrestling card to be staged Saturday night at the Auditorium. Reg Parks and Doug Gilbert will meet Black Bart and Barron Von Roschke in a tag match and Eddie Sharkey will pair off with Johnny Kace in the curtain raiser. In other exhibitions, Harley Race will meet Igor Vodik in what is billed as the main event and Hard Boiled Haggerty will appear with Rene Goulet in the semifinal.
Chicago Tribune – October 21, 1961
The tag team of Johnny Valentine and Bruno Sammartino beat Buddy Rogers and Bob Orton last night in the feature event of a wrestling show in the Amphitheater at the stockyards.
The show drew 5,706 who paid $15,293.49. They saw Sammartino end the match with a bear hug on Rogers, the world’s champion, in the third and deciding fall. Other results:
Mark Lewin and Don Curtis and Jim Hady and Luis Martinez were disqualified in a tag team match; The Crusher beat Carl Engstrom; Mr. Sato and Great Togo beat Billy Goelz and Johnny Gilbert; Shohei Baba beat Jack Allen, and Sweet Daddy Siki beat Johnny Kace.
Posted in 1961
Tagged Billy Goelz, Bob Orton, Bruno Sammartino, Buddy Rogers, Carl Engstrom, Don Curtis, Giant Baba, Great Togo, Jim Hady, Johnny Gilbert, Johnny Kace, Johnny Valentine, Luis Martinez, Mark Lewin, Mr. Sato, Sweet Daddy Siki, The Crusher