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cranlsn Toulouse Level: 70 Posts: 773/1217 EXP: 2967807 For next: 48019 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 13 days Last activity: 2 days # 1 Posted on 24.10.05 0848.30 Reposted on: 24.10.12 0848.37 http://www.jsonline.com/news/nobits/oct05/365218.asp Growing up watching AWA he was one of the "special appearances" that we'd always look forward to. Always sad to hear news like this about a pleasant childhood memory. RIP Promote this thread!
Sec19Row53 Lap cheong Level: 79 Posts: 744/1608 EXP: 4541706 For next: 37781 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 34 sec.
Y!: # 2 Posted on 24.10.05 0851.34 Reposted on: 24.10.12 0851.40 I was about to post the same. Here's a link to the story from the Green Bay Press Gazette. http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/sports/archive/sports_23110731.shtml Here's hoping you're doing the beer barrel polka up there right now, Crusher. EDIT - speeling (edited by Sec19Row53 on 24.10.05 0902)
The Thrill Banger Level: 100 Posts: 1942/2781 EXP: 10221435 For next: 132997 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 473 days Last activity: 319 days # 3 Posted on 24.10.05 0936.21 Reposted on: 24.10.12 0939.39 Man, it wasn't that long ago that Murphy in the Morning up here on 101.1 WIXX-FM would have a guy call in to his show, doing his Crusher impersonation. Good times...good times. Our NWA Wisconsin crew tipped a few back in your honor last night watching Bound for Glory, Crusher...we'll miss ya.
JimBob Skeeter Lap cheong Level: 80 Posts: 186/1630 EXP: 4635165 For next: 147824 Since: 2.1.02 From: MN Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 2 hours # 4 Posted on 24.10.05 1338.54 Reposted on: 24.10.12 1344.15 Man, that guy was great. With his beer and his stogies, he was the original "Stone Cold". RIP, Crusher.
AWArulz Scrapple Level: 111 Posts: 1333/3505 EXP: 14577222 For next: 291184 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 8 hours
Y!: # 5 Posted on 24.10.05 1554.34 Reposted on: 24.10.12 1554.41 I saw Crusher and Bruiser australian tag team many times at the Hammond Auditorium with Bob Luce promoting. I got to shake his hand once (no slaps in those day) when I was about 10, I guess. I am pretty sure they were taking on the Blackjacks that night. Crusher and Bruiser are what made me really like wrestling. You could tell they were just enjoying their jobs and being very professional at it. But I am thinking they were at the bar soon after. Grab the rope, Crusher - you're tagged out for awhile.
Eddie Famous Andouille Level: 91 Posts: 1313/2205 EXP: 7308747 For next: 160194 Since: 11.12.01 From: Catlin IL Since last post: 52 days Last activity: 19 hours # 6 Posted on 24.10.05 1744.45 Reposted on: 24.10.12 1744.47 Originally posted by AWArulz Grab the rope, Crusher - you're tagged out for awhile. Tagged out? I imagine Bruiser just tagged him in! Going to watch a tape I have of sixties Chicago wrestling again just to see that team work.
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