Category Archives: Results

Schenectady – 1957

February 6, 1957
Polsinelli-Williams Post Auditorium (att. 1,500)
1) Verne Gagne b. Steve Stanlee, 23/ falls, sleeper in third fall
2) Sky Hi Lee b. Bob Leipler, 2 straight falls
3) Billy (Red) Lyons drew Rocky Monroe (Sputnik Monroe), 30:00

February 13, 1957
Polsinelli-Williams Post Auditorium (att. 1,500)
1) Yukon Eric b. Sky Hi Lee, 2/3 falls, DQ in third. Eric was COR as he applied a bearhug to Lee in the third fall, but Lee attacked Eric after the fall and referee Tony Morrette reversed the decision.
2) Steve Stanlee drew Mike Gallagher, 45:00
3) Doc Gallagher b. Bob Leipler 

November 29, 1957
CIO Auditorium (att. 500)
1) Lord Littlebrook & Cowboy Bradley b. Fuzzy Cupid & Tom Thumb, 2/3 falls
2) Yukon Eric b. Jess Ortega, 2/3 falls, 2nd by DQ
3) Dick Beyer drew Bob Leipler, 30:00

 

Pittsburgh – 1934

January 12, 1934
Northside Arena
1) Len Macaluso b. Stan Sokolis, 16:12
2) Gino Garibaldi b. Stanley Pinto, 28:23
3) Hans Kampfer b. Ray Steele, 45:00. Judges voted for a draw but referee voted for Kampfer
4) John Kline b. John Barron, 20:00
5) Frank Brunowicz b. Bruno Gossarini, 22:20

October 13, 1934
Duquesne Garden (gate $1,700)
1) Sandor Szabo b. Frank Burnowicz, 46:25
2) Hans Kampfer b. Mike Romano, 21:02
3) Karl Pojello (called "Paul") b. Vanka Zelesniak
4) Stan Sokolis b. Jack Zarnos, 15:22

November 15, 1934
Duquesne Garden
1) Jim Londos b. Vic Christy, 34:00 (special referee-Jack Dempsey)
2) Karl Pojello b. Little Beaver, 17:00 (Dempsey also refereed this and slugged beaver after Beaver threatened him, allowing Pojello to fall on top for the fall)
3) Pat O'Shocker drew Billy Bartush, 60:00
4) Hans Kampfer b. Henry Piers, 20:00
Note: "The old Manassa Mauler as part of the wrestling routine? Oh Mr. Dempsey how could you." – Lester Biederman, Pittsburgh Press

December 13, 1934
Duquesne Garden (gate $3,600)
1) Jim Londos b. Gino Garibaldi, 48:13
2) Hans Kampfer b. Steve Znoski
3) Karl Pojello b. Floyd Marshall, decision, 30:00
4) Wee Willie Davis b. Little Beaver
Note: According to Pittsburgh Press, Londos' train left at 11:30. Around 11, someone told him the time and the match was over by 11:05. "Londos could have thrown Garibaldi two minutes after they went to the mat."

Dunkirk -1958

January 11, 1958
Floral Hall
1) Roy McClarity b. Gorgeous George, 2/3 falls, sleeper in final fall
2) Fred Atkins b. Farmer Boy Townsend, 2/3 falls
3) Joe Blanchard drew Jim Bernard

February 1, 1958
Floral Hall
1) The Fabulous Kangaroos vs Abe Zvonkin & Fred Atkins
2) Wally Greb vs Joe Blanchard
3) Roy McClarity vs Jim Bernard

March 15, 1958
Floral Hall
1) Ed & Bill Miller b. Farmer Boy Townsend & Yukon Eric, 2/3 falls
2) Dan Miller b. Maurice LaPointe, 2/3 falls
3) Wilbur Snyder b. Jim Bernard, 15:09

March 22, 1958
Floral Hall
1) Ed & Bill Miller b. Farmer Boy Townsend & Wilbur Snyder, 2/3 falls
2) Dan Miller b. Maurice LaPointe, 2/3 falls
3) Fred Atkins b. Baron Gattoni

March 29, 1958
1) Bill & Ed Miller b. Lord Athol Layton & Wilbur Snyder, 2/3 falls
2) Johnny Rougeau b. Baron Gattoni, 2/3 falls, DQ in third
3) Maurice LaPointe b. Wally Greb

April 12, 1958
Floral Hall (att. 500)
1) Tiny Tim & Lord Littlebrook b. Irish Jackie & Ivan the Terrible, 2/3 falls
2) Ed Miller b. Maurice LaPointe, backbreaker
3) Bill Miller b. Farmer Boy Townsend, 2/3 falls, utc in third fall

Dunkirk -1955

Promoter – Henry Gilbert

October 29, 1955
Floral Hall (att. 650-first card in more than a year. Gilbert restarted after Pedro Martinez bought the territory)
1) Lord Athol Layton b. Seelie Samara, 2/3 falls
2) Lionel Baillargeon b. Gypsy Joe, 19:05
3) Fred Atkins b. Pat Fraley, 2 straight falls

November 12, 1955
Floral Hall
1) Lord Athol Layton b. Ilio DiPaolo, 2/3 falls
2) Donn Lewin b. Firpo Zbyszko, 16:00
3) Fred Atkins b. Tommy O'Toole, 2/3 falls

November 19, 1955
Floral Hall (att. 1,200)
1) Ilio DiPaolo b. Lord Athol Layton, 2/3 falls, 3rd by DQ. Joe Louis was special referee and raised his dukes when Layton threatened him after the DQ; Layton backed down.
2) Lionel Baillargeon b. Firpo Zbyszko, 15:02
3) Fred Atkins b. Donn Lewin, 2/3 falls, Lewin COR in third

November 26, 1955
Floral Hall
1) Primo Carnera vs Lord Athol Layton
No results reported

December 3, 1955
Floral Hall (att. 650)
1) Whipper Billy Watson & Ilio DiPaolo b. Fred Atkins & Lord Athol Layton, 2/3 falls
2) Firpo Zbyszko drew Nick Roberts, 30:00
3) Wee Willie Davis b. Tommy O'Toole, 2 straight falls

Dunkirk – 1959

April 20, 1959
Floral Hall (att. 800, SRO)
1) Guy & Joe Brunetti b. Mike & Doc Gallagher, 2/3 falls
2) Fritz Von Erich b. Bobby Brown, 2/3 falls
3) Suni War Cloud drew Steve Stanlee, 30:00

May 4, 1959
Floral Hall
1) Mike & Doc Gallagher drew Guy & Joe Brunetti when the ring collapsed after each team had won one fall
2) Fritz Von Erich b. Bobby Brown, 2/3 falls. Brown won the first fall by DQ, and Von Erich won the last two
3) Tony Marino drew Frank Fozo, 30:00

May 18, 1959
Floral Hall
1) Fritz Von Erich DCOR Bobo Brazil (double countout in third fall after one fall each)
2) Dick Beyer drew Baron Gattoni, 30:00
3) Lee Henning b. Tony Marino, 2/3 falls

June 6, 1959
Floral Hall (att. 842)
1) Reggie & Stan Lisowski b. Bob Brazil & Sandor Kovacs, 2/3 falls. The Lisowskis were late and Baron Gattoni & Lee Henning started the match for them, then left when the Lisowskis got there
2) Suni War Cloud b. Baron Gattoni, 2/3 falls, DQ in third
3) Lee Henning b. Suni War Cloud, 27:15

Dunkirk – 1956

March 3, 1956
first card of season
Floral Hall (att. 1,320)
1) Don Beitelman b. Gorgeous George, 2 straight falls
2) Johnny Barend b. Gypsy Joe, 19:10
3) Ilio DiPaolo b. Wee Willie Davis, 2 straight falls

March 10, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Fritz von Erich & Karl von Schober b. Nick Roberts & Bob Leipler, 2/3 falls
2) Pat Fraley b. Tony Scarpino (might have been Silipini, billed from Rochester as last-minute sub for ill Doug Hepburn)
3) Hard Boiled Haggerty b. Maurice LaPoint, 2/3 falls

March 17, 1956

Floral Hall
1) Ilio DiPaolo & Don Beitelman b. Karl von Schober & Wee Willie Davis (sub for Fritz von Erich), 2 straight falls after heels argued in second fall and von Schober refused to tag in
2) Masked Marvel b. Bob Leipler, kicks to the heart, 28:20
3) Wee Willie Davis b. Nick Roberts

March 24, 1956
Floral Hall (att. 800)
1) Masked Marvel b. Don Beitelman (sub for Ilio DiPaolo), 2 straight falls. Fans converged on the exit as after the match creating a near-riot situation. Two policemen escorted Masked Marvel away.
2) Johnny Barend b. Wee Willie Davis, 2/3 falls
3) Don Beitelman b. Fred Atkins, DQ
Note: After matches, matchmaker Henry Gilbert announced he had sold his interest in the Lake Shore Athletic Club to Carl Godert.

March 31, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Masked Marvel & Fred Atkins b. Seelie Samara & Johnny Barend, 2/3 falls. Marvel had promised to unmask if he lost
2) Chief Big Kettle b. Tony Verdi, 17:25
3) Maurice LaPoint b. Wee Willie Davis, 2/3 falls

April 14, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Gregorio Jarque b. Wee Willie Davis, 2/3 falls, one fall each to time limit. Judges ruled it a draw but referee Cappy Caprino awarded match to Jarque
2) Chief Big Kettle b. ALex Mulko, DQ
3) Sky High Lee b. Fred Atkins, 2/3 falls

April 21, 1956
1) Gregorio Jarque b. Wee Willie Davis, 2 straight falls with Boston crab and half crab
2) Pat O'Connor drew Sky High Lee, 2/3 falls, double countout on mat in third, 12:15
3) Chief Big Kettle drew Seelie Samara, 30:00

During the summer, some matches were held in conjunction with the county fair in Gerry, about 15 miles away. No results known.

Sept. 15, 1956
start of fall season
Floral Hall (att. 1,131)
1) Baron Gattoni b. Seelie Samara, 2/3 falls
2) Johnny Barend b. Lou Klein
3) Little Beaver & Brown Panther b. Sky Low Low & Fuzzy Cupid, 2/3 falls
Note: midgets credited with attendance boost

Sept. 22, 1956
Floral Hall (att. 1,500)
1) Little Beaver & Tito Infante b. Sky Low Low & Otto Bowman, 2/3 falls
2) Seelie Samara b. Tony Verdi, 11:25
3) Dick Beyer b. Bob Leipler, 2/3 falls

Sept. 29, 1956
1) Mr. Moto & Mr. Hito b. Dick Beyer & Lou Klein, 2/3 falls
2) Tony Silipini drew Tony Verdi, 30:00
3) Bob Leipler b. Seelie Samara, 2/3 falls

Oct. 6, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Bob Leipler b. Tony Verdi, backdrop and press, 19:15
2) Joe Brunetti b. Abe Zvonkin, 2 straight falls, first by DQ
3) Baron Gattoni b. Guy Brunetti, 2/3 falls

Oct. 13, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Bob Leipler vs Mighty Ursus
2) Swede Kryister vs Abe Zvonkin
3) Fuzzy Cupid & Ivan the Terrible vs Lord Littlebrook & Pee Wee James

Oct. 27, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Mr. Moto & Mr. Hito b. Dick Beyer & Ilio DiPaolo, 2/3 falls
2) Baron Gattoni b. Bob Leipler, 2 straight falls, second by DQ
3) Swede Karlssen b. Lionel Baillargeon

Nov. 10, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Joe Brunetti b. Karl Karlssen, DQ, 10:30
2) Baron Gattoni b. Guy Brunetti, 17:27
3) Little Beaver & Lord Littlebrook b. Irish Jackie & Ivan the Terrible, 2/3 falls

Nov. 17, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Joe & Guy Brunetti b. Karl Karlssen & Baron Gattoni, 2/3 falls
2) Abe Zvonkin drew Ken Kenneth, 30:00
3) Bob Leipler b. Shag Thomas, 2/3 falls

Nov. 24 card cancelled due to inclement weather

Dec. 1, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Steve Stanlee b. Gene Kiniski, 2/3 falls, 3rd by DQ
2) Tex McKenzie b. Sky High Lee, DQ, 21:15
3) Ilio DiPaolo b. Baron Gattoni, DQ

Dec. 8, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Sky High Lee & Baron Gattoni NC Joe & Guy Brunetti, one fall each, NC in third
2) Gene Kiniski b. Maurice LaPointe, 16:35
3) Steve Stanlee b. Dick Hutton, 2/3 falls, DQ in third

Dec. 15, 1956
Floral Hall
1) Dick Hutton NC Ilio DiPaolo, one fall each, NC in third for fighting outside ring
2) Yukon Eric b. Sky High Lee, reverse decision. Eric was DQ'ed for refusing to break bearhug otuside ring but referee changed verdict when Lee hit Eric wth a shoe
3) Steve Stanlee b. Abe Zvonkin, 13:25

Dec. 22, 1956
Floral Hall (att. 1,360)
1) Ivan the Terrible & Fuzzy Cupid b. Little Beaver & Tiny Tim, 2/3 falls
2) Ilio DiPaolo b. Steve Stanlee, 2/3 falls
3) Baron Gattoni b. Mad Mule Malone (Wally Greb), 9:10