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cranlsn Toulouse Level: 72 Posts: 773/1227 EXP: 3303916 For next: 19862 Since: 18.3.02 From: Hartland, WI Since last post: 67 days Last activity: 13 hours # 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: 83 Posts: 744/1673 EXP: 5293346 For next: 138898 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 13 days Last activity: 8 hours # 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: 103 Posts: 1942/2781 EXP: 11245995 For next: 225450 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1496 days Last activity: 130 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 Bierwurst Level: 86 Posts: 186/1810 EXP: 5956610 For next: 185521 Since: 2.1.02 From: MN Since last post: 34 days Last activity: 32 days # 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: 117 Posts: 1333/3730 EXP: 17583242 For next: 264706 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 37 days Last activity: 22 days
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: 94 Posts: 1313/2221 EXP: 8111273 For next: 245415 Since: 11.12.01 From: Catlin IL Since last post: 483 days Last activity: 24 days # 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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