Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Hell Hath No Fury...

... like a woman willing to be her husband's tag team partner!

Or so says the advertisement of this classic 1963 card in Houston, TX.  Thanks to Mark Eastridge who sent this to us at the Mid-Atlantic Gateway. 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Jim Crockett's Royal Couple

by Mike Cline
Mid-Atlantic Grapplin' Greats

Had Jim Crockett Promotions held an American Idol-type contest voted on by the fans to determine the company's top male and female personality, I (and, I'm sure most other Mid-Atlantic Wrestling fans) would have cast my ballot for Penny Banner and Johnny Weaver.

And, what many fans at the time did not know, Penny and Johnny were in everyday life, married to one another.........

>>>> Read the entire article Jim Crockett's "Royal Couple" with many more photos on Mike Cline's "Mid-Atlantic Grapplin' Greats" website, August 30, 2015.