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cranlsn Toulouse Level: 71 Posts: 773/1219 EXP: 3065377 For next: 101752 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 129 days Last activity: 11 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: 80 Posts: 744/1628 EXP: 4764974 For next: 18015 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 2 days # 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: 101 Posts: 1942/2781 EXP: 10533323 For next: 184389 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 774 days Last activity: 129 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: 83 Posts: 186/1755 EXP: 5333211 For next: 99033 Since: 2.1.02 From: MN Since last post: 10 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: 113 Posts: 1333/3608 EXP: 15681850 For next: 136759 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 10 days 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: 92 Posts: 1313/2220 EXP: 7603173 For next: 153794 Since: 11.12.01 From: Catlin IL Since last post: 115 days Last activity: 3 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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