Oh man, is this a blast from the past. When I was a kid, we used to love watching “Rassling” on TV, especially when we went to Rushville to visit Grandma (on Channel 4 Indianapolis). This was classic entertainment, and was (at the time) deemed suitable for kids on Saturday Morning.
Yukon Moose Cholak, Bobo Brazil and my ALL TIME favorite Wrestling Tandem – Dick the Bruiser and “The Crusher”. These guys (and the show) were not politically correct, nor did they claim to be. Wrestling evoked every stereotype under the sun, and back then (before the WWF) it was fun. This was what the model man was (tough, smoker and drinker that took no shit) and was what we boys aspired to be.
How I miss those golden days of America and Television. At least we have these little snippets as snapshots into a better time -