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cranlsn Toulouse Level: 70 Posts: 773/1217 EXP: 2976283 For next: 39543 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 40 days Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 4554481 For next: 25006 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 32 days Last activity: 1 hour
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: 10250798 For next: 103634 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 501 days Last activity: 347 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: 186/1644 EXP: 4708216 For next: 74773 Since: 2.1.02 From: MN Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 1 sec. # 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: 1333/3511 EXP: 14655995 For next: 212411 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 16 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: 1313/2206 EXP: 7334203 For next: 134738 Since: 11.12.01 From: Catlin IL Since last post: 23 days Last activity: 6 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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