"When Wrestling Was Wrestling"

https://crockettfoundation.com/store/?model_number=1554959The Crockett Foundation has published its 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 was produced and edited by Dick Bourne of the Mid-Atlantic Gateway. Debbie Ringley curated the photos.

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.


The book can be purchased through the Crockett Foundation online store. A percentage of all proceeds goes towards helping a veteran in need. The Crockett Foundation is a tax exempt 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization.