Friday, February 20, 2015

1936 Bill Potts leaves , Whipper will return

A slice of History, an item describing the UK tour for a group of Wrestlers. It lists 'Ten' Tasker instead of Ken ' Tiger' Tasker,  who when done wrestling was a long time Ref for Tunney.

Bill Potts who had been on some shows at the British Consols Stadium on Greenwood Ave that summer before leaving for England would later become Whipper Watson - the biggest star in Toronto Wrestling.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Tunney close call 1933

It may have been a very different landscape in Toronto Wrestling as per this item from 1933. The boy who saved Tunney was later awarded a medal for bravery and along with 3 others all received a Lifesaving certificate for their actions

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Lord Layton & Gerald

Lord Layton compares hands with 'Gerald, his valet/second in the early 1950's