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Legends of pro wrestling : 150 years of headlocks, body slams, and piledrivers

Author: Tim Hornbaker
Publisher: New York, NY : Sports Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : Revised and updatedView all editions and formats
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Details the lives and careers of the best professional wrestling figures of the last one hundred fifty years, including Bruno Sammartino, The Undertaker, and John Cena.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hornbaker, Tim.
Legends of pro wrestling.
New York, NY : Sports Publishing, [2016]
(OCoLC)907190532
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Hornbaker
ISBN: 9781613218754 1613218753
OCLC Number: 982114022
Description: 1 online resource (553 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; I. The Pioneers Blaze a Trail; Pro Debut Between 1850 and 1920; Americus; Beell, Fred; Bothner, George; Caddock, Earl; Cutler, Charles; Demetral, William; Eklund, Clarence; Farmer Burns; Gardini, Renato; Gotch, Frank; Great Gama, The; Grobmier, Fred; Hackenschmidt, George; Jenkins, Tom; Kallio, Gus; Karasick, Al; Ketonen, Waino; Lewis, Ed ?Strangler?; Londos, Jim; Malcewicz, Joe; Man Mountain Dean; McLaughlin, Colonel James; McLeod, Dan; McMahon, John; Mondt, Joe "Toots"; Muldoon, William; Nichols, Hugh; Ordemann, Henry Pendleton, NatPesek, John; Plestina, Marin; Pojello, Karl; Reynolds, Jack; Riley, Billy; Roeber, Ernest; Roller, Dr. B.F.; Santel, Ad; Sherry, Jack; Shikat, Dick; Stecher, Joe; Steele, Ray; Steinke, Hans; Taylor, Jack; Thye, Ted; Westergaard, Jess; Zbyszko, Stanislaus; Zbyszko, Wladek; II. Gimmicks and Ingenuity Rekindle Wrestling's Popularity; Pro Debut Between 1921 and 1950; Assirati, Bert; Atkins, Fred; Baba, Ali; Barend, Johnny; Bastien, Red; Becker, George; Berry, Red; Blassie, Fred; Blears, Lord James; Blue Demon, The; Boesch, Paul; Bollas, George; Brazil, Bobo; Brown, Orville Browning, JimBruns, Bobby; Bull Curry; Burke, Mildred; Byers, June; Carnera, Primo; Casey, Steve; Clancy, Mike; Claybourne, Jack; Coleman, Abe; Costello, Al; Crusher, The; Cyclone Anaya; Darnell, Billy; DeGlane, Henri; Detton, Dean; DiBiase, Mike; Dizzy Davis; Dunn, Roy; Dusek, Ernie; Dusek, Rudy; Eagle, Don; Eckert, Ray; El Santo; Etchison, Ronnie; Fabulous Moolah, The; Fischer, Charlie; Fuller, Buddy; Funk, Dory Sr.; Gagne, Verne; Garibaldi, Gino; Garibaldi, Leo; Geigel, Bob; George, Ed Don; Goelz, Billy; Gorgeous George; Graham, Eddie; Guerrero, Gory; Gunkel, Ray; Gustafson, Cliff Gypsy JoeHart, Stu; Heffernan, Roy; Johnson, Tor; Jonathan, Don Leo; Jones, Paul; Keomuka, Duke; King Kong Czaja; Kovacs, Sandor; Kowalski, Wladek "Killer"; Kwariani, Kola; Layton, Lord Athol; Leone, "Baron" Michele; Levin, Dave; Little Beaver; Longson, Bill; Lopez, Vincent; Managoff, Bobby Jr.; Marshall, Everette; McClarty, Roy; McCready, Earl; McGuirk, Leroy; McMillen, Jim; McShain, Danny; Munn, Wayne; Myers, Sonny; Nagurski, Bronko; Nelson, Art; Nomellini, Leo; O'Connor, Pat; O'Mahoney, Danno; Orton, Bob Sr.; Palmer, Walter; Pazandak, Joe; Poffo, Angelo; Raborn, Billy; Robert, Yvon Rocca, AntoninoRogers, Buddy; Samara, Seelie; Savage, Leo; Savoldi, Angelo; Savoldi, Joe; Scarpa, Frank; Schmidt, Hans; Scott, George; Sexton, Frank; Sharkey, Babe; Sharpe, Ben; Sharpe, Mike; Sheik, The; Shire, Roy; Silverstein, Ruffy; Sonnenberg, Gus; Stanlee, Gene; Steinborn, Milo; Stewart, Bobby; Stojack, Frank; Swedish Angel, The; Szabo, Sandor; Talaber, Frankie; Thesz, Lou; Tillet, Maurice; Torres, Enrique; Tragos, George; Valentine, Johnny; Varga, Billy; Villmer, Ray; Virag, Ed; Watson, Billy; Welch, Roy; Westenberg, Marvin; Wright, Rube; Wykoff, Lee; Young, Mae; Yukon Eric
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Professional wrestling is a world of accomplishment, legacy and, most importantly, fate. This book offers a comprehensive look at the entire world of wrestling. With detailed biographies and  Read more...

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