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husker71

Sputnik Monroe??
« on: July 27, 2018, 07:46:57 pm »

watching on Youtube how this "heel" helped desegregate Memphis.  Really interesting and there are several different videos on the subject.  This was down here and before my time but any of you oldtimers remember him ??>>.

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Re: Sputnik Monroe??
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2018, 07:06:59 am »

He and Danny Hodge had their differences back in the Leroy McGuirk days, also had a brother Rocket Monroe!
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Re: Sputnik Monroe??
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2018, 05:41:48 pm »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KsHQ6p578M

Sputnik Monroe Youtube

I saw Fred Yehi thrown onto a row of ringside chairs five feet from where I was standing last month.
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Re: Sputnik Monroe??
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2018, 01:01:08 am »

 My grandfather had a picture of him waving a hanky at this guy in the Memphis newspaper back in the 60's...
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Re: Sputnik Monroe??
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2019, 12:15:58 am »

He and Danny Hodge had their differences back in the Leroy McGuirk days, also had a brother Rocket Monroe!

Watched them go at it a few times on Friday nights in Texarkana.

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Re: Sputnik Monroe??
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2020, 09:15:39 pm »

He wrestled on Mid South even when he was really old.
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Re: Sputnik Monroe??
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2020, 07:48:52 pm »

Sputnik was the original “Diamond Ring and Cadillac Man”.     “Two hundred fifty five pound
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Re: Sputnik Monroe??
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2020, 07:50:21 pm »

Sputnik was the original “Diamond Ring and Cadillac Man”.     “Two hundred fifty five pounds of twisted steel and sex appeal”!
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