Tag Archives: Tom Mahoney

Ali Baba In Mat Triumph

Los Angeles Times – June 23, 1938
By Jack Singer

Just what effect it is likely to have on the national debt, the European crisis and the 1940 presidential election is not yet apparent but a rassler actually knocked himself out by landing on his head last night. Continue reading

Nagurski Wins Over Joe Savoldi

Washington Post – November 11, 1938
By Lewis F. Atchison

Coming events did a little shadow-casting before, perhaps, last night in the brightly lighted battlepit at Turner’s Arena where Minnesota tossed Notre Dame for a goal in the feature wrestling bout. What with the Gophers and Irish meeting on the gridiron tomorrow, last night’s finish may have been an omen. Continue reading

Mat Feature To Savoldi; Terror Wins

Washington Post – November 4, 1938
By Lewis F. Atchison

Fists and dressing room furniture were thrown in wild abandon last night at Turner’s Arena as Joe Savoldi, victor by disqualification in the regularly scheduled feature, and Chief Little Wolf, the loser, staged a fierce, impromptu battle behind closed doors. Continue reading