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[results] Fargo, ND 1938/11 - 1940/12

Postby Hisaharu Tanabe » 2007/08/29 Wed 5:39 pm

Courtesy of J Michael Kenyon

Fargo ND: November 15, 1938 (Tuesday)
(Auditorium) … Hans Schultz (218, of Germany) beat Henry Graber (215, of St. Louis MO) (26:05) … Jack Hader beat Doc MacKenzie (210, of San Diego CA) (25:30) … Caifson Johnson (180, of Minneapolis MN) beat Gabe Zeller (190, of Seattle WA) (22:45) … Referee: Spud Murphy … Promoter: George Sauer … NOTE: Despite a small, albeit enthusiastic crowd, Sauer promised another show for the following week … This was said to have been Fargo’s first all-wrestling show in “a number of years” … It also marked Sauer’s debut as promoter here.

Fargo ND: November 21, 1938 (Monday)
(Auditorium) … Hans Schultz beat Al Mills (as Lord Albert Mills, 246) (38:05) … Al Getz (as Masked Phantom) drew Bill Sledge (45:00) … Ken Hollis beat Gabe Zeller (17:20) … Referee: Spud Murphy … NOTE: The masked man was said to weigh 230 pounds

Fargo ND: November 30, 1938 (Wednesday)
(Auditorium, att. 1,000) … Bronko Nagurski beat Hans Schultz (14:50) … Referee: Wally Karbo (of Sioux Falls SD) … Bill Sledge beat Al Sparks (sub for Earl Wampler) … Caifson Johnson beat Frank Topaz (sub for Jack Hader) (16:10)

Fargo ND: December 15, 1938 (Thursday)
(Auditorium) … Bill Sledge beat Abe Kashey (dq) … Joe Hubka drew Hans Schultz (45:00) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Al Loset (218, of Minneapolis MN) (17:10) … Referee: Spud Murphy

Fargo ND: January 16, 1939 (Monday)
(Auditorium) … Bronko Nagurski beat Earl Wampler (21:45) … Bill Sledge beat Ken Hollis (36:30) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Jack Sampson (218, of Minneapolis MN) (20:40)

Fargo ND: January 23, 1939
(Auditorium) … Bill Sledge beat Masked Phantom (unmasked as Al Getz) (38:50) … Joe Hubka beat Frank Topaz (sub for Doc MacKenzie) (20:45) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Gabe Zeller (11:30) … Referee: Spud Murphy … Promoter: George Sauer

Fargo ND: January 31, 1939 (Tuesday)
(Auditorium) … Abe Kashey beat Alan Eustace (236, of Wakefield KS) (48:45) … Referee: Charlie Retzlaff … Gus (Swede) Grandberg beat Ken Hollis (17:45, dq) … Joe Hubka beat Doc MacKenzie (sub for Rough House Nelson of Burlington IA) (14:03)

Fargo ND: February 13, 1939 (Monday)
(Auditorium) … Abe Kashey (220, of Clifton NJ) beat Bill Sledge (26:25) … Referee: Charlie Retzlaff … Chief Little Beaver (230, of North Carolina) beat Joe Hubka (18:45) … Pete Baltran (215, of Lithuania) beat Glen Undlin (of Appleton MN) (20:40)

Fargo ND: February 20, 1939
(Auditorium, att. 1,100) … Bronko Nagurski beat Chief Little Beaver (21:10, cor) … Referee: Lee Jessee … Bill Sledge beat Earl Wampler (36:20) … Andy Moen drew Gus (Swede) Granberg (30:00)

Fargo ND: March 20, 1939
(Auditorium) … Ali Baba beat Ted Key (19:05) … Joe Dusek beat Alan Eustace (37:25) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Frank Topaz (11:25)

Fargo ND: March 28, 1939 (Tuesday)
(Auditorium) … Ralph Garibaldi beat Bill Sledge (28:05) … Earl Wampler drew Mark Hoesly (45:00) … Referee: Spud Murphy … (plus boxing)

Fargo ND: April 11, 1939
(Auditorium, att,. 600) … Abe Kashey beat Mark Hoesley (59:43) … Ralph Garibaldi drew Earl Wampler (45:00) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Doc MacKenzie (14:07) … Referee: Lee Jessee

Valley City ND: April 14, 1939
Abe Kashey beat Bill Sledge (35:40, cor) … Gus (Swede) Granberg drew Earl Wampler (30:00) … (plus boxing) … Promoter: Art Stern

Fargo ND: April 19, 1939 (Wednesday)
(Auditorium) … Ali Baba beat Earl Wampler (28:22, cor) … Ralph Garibaldi beat Joe Hubka … Phil (Doc) Sheffield beat Pat O’Day (195, of Louisville KY) (14:40) … NOTE: Sheffield, physical education supervisor for Moorhead MN schools, was making his professional debut.

Fargo ND: April 16, 1939
(Auditorium) … Bronko Nagurski beat Ralph Garibaldi (24:15) … Johnny Marrs beat Doc MacKenzie (15:00) … Rudy Strongberg beat Gabe Zeller … Referee: Lee Jessee

Fargo ND: May 15, 1939 (Monday)
(Auditorium) … Bronko Nagurski beat Rudy Strongberg (36:45) … Mark Hoesly (of Monroe WI) drew Ralph Garibaldi … Johnny Marrs (of Cheyenne WY) beat Joe Millich (18:45) … Referee: Lee Jessee

Fargo ND: July 6, 1939 (Thursday)
(Barnett Field) … Dick Raines beat Abe Kashey (cor) … Earl Wampler beat Otto Kuss (20:28) … Joe Hubka drew Johnny Marrs (30:00) … Referee: Lee Jessee … NOTE: “Both Raines and Kashey had been none too gentle when Raines was forced from the ring. Kashey wasn’t satisfied and attempted to keep the Texan outside. Raines seized Kashey’s leg, pulled him to the ground, and had a one-sided advantage in a punching melee in which Kashey was knocked groggy. Not satisfied with the advantage he had, Raines grabbed a ringside chair, made his aim to the head good, and Kashey collapsed. Raines jumped into the ring, was declared the winner by referee Lee Jessee, who tolled off 20, but could have counted to 100.” – Fargo ND Forum, July 7, 1939

Fargo ND: July 13, 1939
(Barnett Field) … Dick Raines beat Abe Kashey (34:05) … Referee: Wally Karbo … Earl Wampler beat Ted Key (17:10) … Ralph Garibaldi drew Johnny Marrs … Promoter: George Sauer

Fargo ND: July 26, 1939 (Wednesday)
(Barnett Field) … Dick Raines beat Pete Schuh (270, of Chicago IL) (15:40) … Earl Wampler beat Johnny Marrs (20:00) … Gus (Swede) Granberg (220, of Fargo ND) beat Gabe Zeller (218, of Seattle WA) (11:15) … Referee: Spud Murphy

Fargo ND: September 21, 1939
(Auditorium) … Lou Plummer beat Earl Wampler (33:40) … Joe Corbett drew Don McIntyre (30:00) … Jack Kennedy beat Gabe Zeller (17:10) … Referee: Les Jessee

Fargo ND: September 28, 1939
(Auditorium) … Chief Osley Saunooke beat Joe Corbett (9:55) … Bill Sledge drew Emil Dusek (30:00) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Charles Harben (220, of Dover GA) (19:55) … Referee: Lee Jessee

Fargo ND: October 26, 1939 (Thursday)
(Auditorium) … Dick Raines beat Ed (Strangler) White (245, of Marion AL) (21:10) … Referee: Max Baer … Lou Plummer drew Bill Sledge (30:00) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Fritz Schnabel (215, of Chicago IL) (12:30) … Referee: Lee Jessee

Fargo ND: December 7, 1939
(Auditorium, att. 750) … Ray Steele beat Abe Kashey (19:30) … (Handicap) Chief Osley Saunooke beat Stan Mayslack (as Stanley Myslajek) (8:10) & Bill Sledge (14:50) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Billy Anderson (of Petersburg AK) (14:45) … Referee: Lee Jessee

Fargo ND: January 23, 1940 (Tuesday)
(Auditorium) … Chief Osley Saunooke beat Ben Morgan (as Big Boy Jim Morgan) (24:30) … Alford Johnson beat Stan Mayslack as Stan Myslajek) (29:10) … Gus (Swede) Granberg drew Ray Eckert (230, of St. Louis MO) (30:00) … Referee: Lee Jessee

Fargo ND: February 6, 1940 (Tuesday)
(Auditorium, att. 1,000) … (World Title) Bronko Nagurski* beat Chief Osley Saunooke (22:15) … Abe Kashey beat Ben Morgan (as Big Boy Morgan, 275, of Denver CO) (24:30) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Charles Harben (6:20) … NOTE: Nagurski defended the National Wrestling Association’s “world” title before a full house; some 300 were said to have been turned away.

Fargo ND: February 20, 1940
(North Dakota State PE Bldg., att. 1,300) … (Boxing Match) Charley Retzlaff (197, of Leonard MN) beat Abe Kashey (208, of New Jersey) (KO4 of 10) … Referee: Lee Jessee … Hans Kampfer drew Alford Johnson (30:00) … Joe (Bull) Komar beat Gus (Swede) Granberg (14:30) … Earl Wampler beat Billy Anderson (206, of Petersburg AK) (21:05) … NOTE: Former heavyweight contender Retzlaff, challenged two weeks previous by the boisterous Kashey, retaliated by stiffing the glove-garbed wrestler 40 seconds deep into the fourth canto … This reversed a previous decision when, a few years before, Kashey had won a wrestler vs boxer tiff from Retzlaff.

Fargo ND: April 11, 1940
(Auditorium) … (World Title) Ray Steele* beat Joe (Bull) Komar (245, of Cleveland OH) (29:40) … Referee: Wally Karbo … Andy Moen beat Roy Graham (235, of Bristol TN) (25:15, dq) … Gus (Swede) Granberg beat Bob Foster (218, of Cedar Rapids IA) (11:33) … Promoter: George Sauer … NOTE: Steele, brother of the promoter, defended the National Wrestling Association heavyweight laurels, finishing off his veteran foe with a reverse toe hold.

Fargo ND: December 13, 1940 (Thursday)
(Auditorium) … Wladislaw Talun beat Howard Burns (220, of Oklahoma City OK) (11:20) … Joe (Bull) Komar beat Mayes McLain (19:20) … Andy Moen drew Roy Graham (30:00) … Promoter: George Sauer … NOTE: During the opener, “promoter George Sauer (went) to the rescue when a chair-slinging act threatened ringsiders.” – Fargo ND Forum, Dec. 14, 1940
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