Golden Era

These are early results from the 1950s. As we add more, we’ll break down the results by city and date. Thanks to Don and Dot Curtis for their help on some of Don’s bouts in Buffalo.

June 29, 1951 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Howard Cantonwine

July 6, 1951 — Buffalo, NY 
1) Don Beitelman b. Tarzan Zorro

July 20, 1951 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Steve Kloc

August 3, 1951 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Tony Verdi

August 10, 1951 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. George Mason

August 17, 1951 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Mike Kondelis

August 31, 1951 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Frank Hewitt

Sept. 14, 1951 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Chris Tolos

Sept. 21, 1951 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Chris Tolos, DQ

Sept. 28, 1951 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Art Kapitan

March 21, 1952 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Tony Martinelli

August 30, 1952 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Chris Tolos

Sept. 26, 1952 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Joe Marsh

October 9, 1952 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. George Butler

November 28, 1952 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Wally Greb

December 26, 1952 — Buffalo, NY
1) Danny McShain & Wee Willie Davis b. Don Beitelman & Suni War Cloud

January 6, 1956 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Wee Willie Davis

January 13, 1956 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman & Ilio DiPaolo drew Fritz Von Erich & Karl Von Schober

January 20, 1956 — Buffalo, NY
1) Fritz Von Erich & Karl Von Schober b. Don Beitelman & Ilio DiPaolo

January 27, 1956 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman b. Lord Layton

February 3, 1956 — Buffalo, NY
1) Fritz Von Erich & Karl Von Schober b. Don Beitelman & Johnny Barend

February 10, 1956 — Buffalo, NY
1) Fritz Von Erich & Karl Von Schober drew Don Beitelman & Johnny Barend

February 24, 1956 — Buffalo, NY
1) Smith Brothers b. Don Beitelman & Don Jarque

March 2, 1956 — Buffalo, NY
1) Don Beitelman drew Fred Atkins

March 16, 1956 — Buffalo, NY 
1) Fritz Von Erich & Karl Von Schober b. Don Beitelman & Ilio DiPaolo

March 23, 1956 — Buffalo, NY
1) Fritz Von Erich & Karl Von Schober b. Don Beitelman & Johnny Barend

Dec. 2, 1958 — Syracuse, NY
1) Bill Miller b. Joe Brunetti
2) Don Arnold & Dick Beyer b. Dan and Ed Miller
3) Baron Gattoni drew Jack Laskin
4) Al Albertino drew Bill McMurry

Dec. 4, 1958 – Cleveland, OH
Attendance – 3,491
1) Doc & Mike Gallagher b. Ilio DiPaolo & Wilbur Snyder, DQ
2) Bill & Ed Miller b. Tony Marino & Roy McClarty
3) Dick the Bruiser b. Don Arnold
4) Dick Beyer b. Firbo Zbyszko

Dec. 11, 1958 — Cleveland, OH
Attendance — 3,461
1) Doc & Mike Gallagher b. Ilio DiPaolo & Wilbur Snyder
2) Guy & Joe brunetti b. Baron Gattoni & Al Korman
3) Cowboy Bradley & Lord Littlebrook b. Tiny Roe & Pee Wee James
4) Bobo Brazil b. Al Albertino
5) Bobby Brown b. Wally Greb

Dec. 12, 1958 — Buffalo, NY
Attendance — 3,707
1) Ilio DiPaolo b. The Masked Marvel (Jim Wright)
2) Doc & Mike Gallagher b. Joe & Guy Brunetti
3) Cowboy Bradley & Lord Littlebrook b. Bull Brumell & Tiny Roe
4) Al Albertino drew Bobby Brown
5) Don Arnold drew Baron Gattoni

Dec. 16, 1958 — Syracuse, NY
1) Guy & Joe Brunetti b. Bill & Ed Miller
2) The Masked Marvel b. Tarzan Tourville
3) Bobby Brown b. Al Albertino
4) Baron Gattoni b. Don Arnold

Dec. 18, 1958 — Cleveland, OH
Attendance — 3,019
1) Guy Brunetti drew Doc Gallagher
2) Mike Gallagher b. Joe Brunetti
3) Dick the Bruiser drew Wilbur Snyder
4) Roy McClarty b. Al Warshawski
5) Don Arnold b. Al Albertino
6) Billy the Kid & Farmer MacGregor b. Tiny Roe & Tom Thumb

Dec. 19, 1958 — Buffalo, NY
Attendance — 3,427
1) Ilio DiPaolo b. Jim Wright
2) Bill & Ed Miller b. Don Arnold & Roy McClarty
3) Bill the Kid & Farmer MacGregor b. Tiny Roe & Tom Thumb
4) Joe Brunetti drew Mike Gallagher
5) Guy Brunetti drew Doc Gallagher
6) Bobby Brown b. Al Warshawski

Dec. 26, 1958 — Buffalo, NY
Attendance — 4,223
1) Ilio DiPaolo b. Ed Miller
2) Billy the Kid & Cowboy Bradley b. Tiny Roe & Tom Thumb
3) Hombre Montana b. Wally Greb
4) Bobby Brown b. Baron Gattoni, DQ
5) Al Albertino drew Tony Marino

Dec. 30, 1958 — Syracuse, NY
1) Masked Marvel b. Ed Miller
2) Bobby Brown & Tony Marino b. Al Albertino & Baron Gattoni
3) Hombre Montana b. Wally Greb
4) Bill McMurry b. Bob Leipler