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cranlsn Toulouse Level: 72 Posts: 773/1224 EXP: 3180706 For next: 143072 Since: 18.3.02 From: Hartland, WI Since last post: 11 hours 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: 82 Posts: 744/1648 EXP: 5002692 For next: 206557 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 16 days Last activity: 15 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: 102 Posts: 1942/2781 EXP: 10864536 For next: 225469 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1104 days Last activity: 166 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: 84 Posts: 186/1789 EXP: 5658197 For next: 3779 Since: 2.1.02 From: MN Since last post: 24 days Last activity: 12 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: 115 Posts: 1333/3666 EXP: 16559192 For next: 252223 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 5 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: 93 Posts: 1313/2221 EXP: 7841970 For next: 210870 Since: 11.12.01 From: Catlin IL Since last post: 91 days Last activity: 5 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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