Thursday, September 08, 2016

Crockett Foundation: "When Wrestling Was Wrestling" Crockett Foundation has published their first book, "When Wrestling Was Wrestling", a collection of photographs taken by Jackie Crockett in the Mid-Atlantic area in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Legends featured in this amazing collection of images, the majority of which are being seen for the very first time, include:

Jack and Jerry Brisco, "Nature Boy" Ric Flair, Sgt. Slaughter and Don Kernodle, Ricky Steamboat, Jimmy Valiant, Roddy Piper, Greg Valentine, Bob Orton, Jr., Jay Youngblood, Johnny Weaver, Paul Jones, Blackjack Mulligan, Baron Von Raschke, and many others.

The book is available exclusively from the Crockett Foundation on their website.

From the Crockett Foundation website:

Take a walk down memory lane, in "When Wrestling Was Wrestling", complete with never before seen images from the Golden Age of Wrestling in the Crockett Foundation's first paperback book release.

Inside the pages of this wonderful book you will find never before seen pictures taken by Jackie Crockett during his tenure as camera man for Jim Crockett Promotions. As the youngest son of Jim Crockett, Sr., he had unlimited access to some of the greatest names in professional wrestling history. You will definitely be taking a trip down memory lane as you page through the images contained in this gem.

Facebook / Crockett Foundation

The book can be purchased through the Crockett Foundation online store. A portion of each sale goes towards helping veterans and retired service dogs in need. The Crockett Foundation is a tax exempt 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization. 

Crockett Foundation Tag team Partners
"Tag in, help out!"