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Abe Coleman Being Honored at Age 90 at CAC

 
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:49 pm    Post subject: Abe Coleman Being Honored at Age 90 at CAC Reply with quote

Starting at the 2-minute mark in this footage is Lou Thesz introducing Abe Coleman at a Cauliflower Alley Club gala in New Jersey some years ago. Although the audio is awful, the legendary wrestlers are very good at honoring Coleman.

Perhaps someone can identify the rest of those on the stage.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZCKiBISj1I

Footage provided courtesy of BostonWrestling Youtube site. For those who don't recall Coleman's style, here are excerpts of Coleman wrestling ex-AWA champ Boring Gus Sonnenberg in Los Angeles in the early 1930s (courtesy of British Movietone):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUxeOjpC2xs

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