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cranlsn Toulouse Level: 70 Posts: 773/1214 EXP: 2926820 For next: 89006 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 20 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: 744/1596 EXP: 4446053 For next: 133434 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 21 min.
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: 10117036 For next: 237396 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 375 days Last activity: 221 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: 79 Posts: 186/1595 EXP: 4441811 For next: 137676 Since: 2.1.02 From: MN Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 110 Posts: 1333/3468 EXP: 14202782 For next: 206150 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 25 min.
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: 1313/2201 EXP: 7216300 For next: 252641 Since: 11.12.01 From: Catlin IL Since last post: 34 days Last activity: 7 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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