Boston, Massachusetts:  January 1, 1941
(The Arena) … Joe Cox beat Marvin Westenberg (2/3) … Steve Casey beat Leo Numa (20:
49) … Tommy O’Toole beat Ben Morgan (dq) … Green Dragon beat Lord Albert Mills (17:
06) … Abe Kashey drew Tommy Rice (20:00) … (Referee: Charley Donnell) … (att.-3,500)
… (promoter:  Paul Bowser) … (Boston Herald results)

Boston, Massachusetts:  January 8, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet beat Steve Casey (2/3) … Joe
Cox beat Sam Menacker (30:35) … Green Dragon beat Jim Casey (18:35) … Tommy O’
Toole beat Joe Maynard (16:07) … Abe Kashey drew Bob “Bibber” McCoy (30:00) …
(promoter:  Paul Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  January 15, 1941
(The Arena) … Joe Cox beat Marvin Westenberg (2/3) … Matty Jones drew Jack Wagner
(20:00) … Green Dragon beat Everett Kibbons (11:25) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Jim
Spencer (7:54) … Danno O’Mahoney beat Ben Morgan (DQ) … Tommy O’Toole beat Chris
Zaharias (21:04) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  January 22, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet beat Joe Cox (2/3) … Steve
Casey drew Ben Morgan (30:00) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Rudy Dusek (14:11) … Jack
Wagner beat Chris Zaharias (10:03) … Green Dragon drew Yvon Robert (20:00) …
(promoter:  Paul Bowser)
Note:  Tillet was called the “Nightmare of the wrestling world.”

Boston, Massachusetts:  January 29, 1941
(The Arena) … Ben Morgan beat Tommy O’Toole (21:45) … Marvin Westenberg beat
Tommy Rice (30:40) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Cowboy Govro … Green Dragon beat
Heinie Olsen … Steve Casey beat Andy Meixner … (promoter:  Paul Bowser)
Note:  Govro was billed as being from Wyoming.

Boston, Massachusetts:  February 5, 1941
(The Arena) … Ben Morgan beat Marvin Westenberg (2/3) … Green Dragon beat Matty
Jones (27:53) … George Linnehan beat Everett Kibbons (14:57) … Tommy O’Toole beat
Cowboy Govro (11:30) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Andy Meixner (11:25) … (promoter:  
Paul Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  February, 12, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet vs. Ben Morgan … Green
Dragon vs. Sam Menacker … George Linnehan vs. Pantaleon Manlapig … Jack Wagner vs.
Marvin Westenberg … Abe Kashey vs. Heinie Olsen … (promoter:  Paul Bowser)
Note: No results published in the Boston Globe or Boston Herald.

Boston, Massachusetts:  February 19, 1941
(The Arena) … George Macricostas beat Leo Numa (19:48) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Joe
Cox (DQ) (26:15) … Marvin Westenberg beat Lord Albert Mills (21:32) … Abe Kashey beat
Jack Wagner (12:47) … Sam Menacker drew Zeus Wilcheski (30:00) … (promoter:  Paul
Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  February 26, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet beat Green Dragon (2-0) (7:40,
17:26) (Dragon was unmasked to reveal Red O’Dell) … Tommy O’Toole beat Angelo Cistoldi
(15:17) … Ben Morgan beat Charles Strack (13:47) … Joe Cox drew Tommy Rice (30:00) …
Abe Kashey drew Zeus Wilcheski … (promoter:  Paul Bowser)
Notes:  Senator Joseph Murphy of Dorchester had publicly stated that wrestling was fake
and said that he could be champion Maurice “The Angel” Tillet.  Bowser invited Murphy to
this show to accept the match against Tillet.  Murphy did not appear and reportedly was in
Rhode Island.  Green Dragon’s win streak ended here.

Boston, Massachusetts:  March 5, 1941
(The Arena) … Private Steve Casey beat Tommy O’Toole (2-0) … Ben Morgan beat Tommy
Rice (20:43) … George Macricostas beat Cowboy Govro (10:25) … Pantaleon Manlapig
beat Tom Marvin (8:35) … Angelo Cistoldi beat Everett Kibbons (11:32) … (promoter:  Paul
Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  March 12, 1941
(The Arena) … Ben Morgan beat Joe Cox (2/3) … Marvin Westenberg beat Tommy O’Toole
(26:35) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Dick Stahl (11:15) … Matty Jones drew Joe Maynard
(20:00) … George Linnehan drew Leo Numa (30:00) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  March 19, 1941
(The Arena) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Marvin Westenberg (2-0) (first fall by dq) …
George Macricostas beat George Linehan (19:41) … Wladyslaw Talun beat Andy Meixner
… Marvin Jones drew Leo Numa (30:00) … Pete Baltran drew Heinie Olsen (20:00) …
(Referee: Fred Bruno) … (Boston Herald results)

Boston, Massachusetts:  March 26, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet beat Ben Morgan (2-0) …
George Macricostas beat Pete Baltran (23:37) … Lou Plummer beat Frank Valois (10:35) …
Abe Kashey drew Lord Albert Mills (30:00) … Leo Numa beat Joe Maynard (14:05) …
(promoter:  Paul Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  April 2, 1941
(The Arena) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Red O’Dell (2/3) … Lou Plummer beat Lord Albert
Mills (14:39) … Wladyslaw Talun beat Cowboy Whitey Govro (4:21) … George Linehan beat
Tony Jordan (13:02) … Les Ryan drew Pat Beel (30:00) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser) …
(Boston Herald results)

Boston, Massachusetts:  April 9, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet beat Pantaleon Manlapig (2/3)
… Ed Don George beat Abe Kashey (21:08) … George Macricostas beat Tiger Tasker (20:
55) … Lou Plummer beat Tom Casey (14:48) … Lord Albert Mills beat Joe Maynard (14:25)
… (promoter:  Paul Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  April 16, 1941
(The Arena) … Steve Casey beat Big Ben Morgan ((1:09:35) … Marvin Westenberg drew
Ed Don George (30:00) … Wladyslaw Talun beat Eddie Newman (2:23) … George Linehan
drew Pat Beel (30:00) … Len Macaluso beat Tony Jordan (7:29) … (Att.-4,000) …
(Promoter:  Paul Bowser) … (Boston Herald results)

Boston, Massachusetts:  April 23, 1941
(The Arena) … Wladyslaw Talun beat Big Ben Morgan (2/3) … George Macricostas beat
Red O’Dell (22:20) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Tiger Tasker (12:37) … Marvin Westenberg
beat Dick Stahl (15:27) … Lou Plummer beat Pete Baltran (14:46) … (Att.-3,000) …
(Promoter:  Paul Bowser) … (Boston Herald results)

Boston, Massachusetts:  April 30, 1941
(The Arena) … Steve Casey beat Pantaleon Manlapig (2/3) … Lou Plummer beat Leo Numa
(24:30) … George Macricostas beat Lord Albert Mills (20:04) … Zeus Wilcheski beat
Cowboy Govro (15:57) … Tiger Tasker beat Everett Kibbons (13:09) … (promoter:  Paul
Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  May 7, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet* beat Lou Plummer (2-0) …
Marvin Westenberg drew George Macricostas (30:00) … Pantaleon Manlapig beat Abe
Kashey (26:02) … Pete Baltran beat Cowboy Whitey Govro (dq) … George Wilcheski drew
Lord Albert Mills (30:00) … (att.-4,000) … (Promoter:  Paul Bowser) … (Boston Herald
results)

Boston, Massachusetts:  May 14, 1941
(The Arena) … Wladislaw Talun beat Pantaleon Manlapig (2-0) … Marvin Westenberg beat
Abe Kashey (20:02) … Bibber McCoy drew Pete Beltran (30:00) … Lord Albert Mills beat
Cowboy Govro (14:55) … George Macricostas beat Tom Casey (18:04) … (promoter:  Paul
Bowser) Note:  Kashey was a substitute for Lou Plummer.

Boston, Massachusetts:  May 21, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet beat Wladislaw Talun (2/3)
(during the third fall, Stanislaus Zbyszko, Talun’s manager, threw in the towel when Tillet had
Talun in a toehold) … Steve Casey drew George Macricostas (30:00) … Ben Morgan drew
Leo Numa (30:00) … Pete Beltran beat Joe Maynard (26:02) … Lord Albert Mills beat Abe
Kashey (17:25) … Zeus Wilcheski beat Cowboy Govro … (promoter:  Paul Bowser) …
(6,000 fans)
Notes:  This was one of the largest crowds in Boston in years.  Season finale.

Boston, Massachusetts:  October 15, 1941
(The Arena) … George Macricostas beat Steve Casey (1:12:00) … Vic Holbrook drew
Marvin Westenberg (30:00) … Matty Jones beat Rudy LaDitzi (DQ) … Buddy Knox beat
Tiger Tasker (20:00) … Ted Germaine beat Joe Dempsey (21:00) … (promoter:  Paul
Bowser) … Note:  Season opener.

Boston, Massachusetts:  October 22, 1941
(The Arena) … Vic Holbrook beat Marvin Westenberg (2-0) (first fall by DQ) … Buddy Knox
beat Joe Maynard (19:30) … Manuel Cortez drew Jackie Nichols (30:00) … Rudy LaDitzi
beat John Roache (16:27) … Leo Numa beat Joe Cox (DQ) (20:50) … (promoter:  Paul
Bowser)

Boston, Massachusetts:  October 29, 1941
(The Arena) … George Macricostas beat Joe Cox (2/3) … Gus Sonnenberg beat Lord Albert
Mills (16:02) (flying tackle) … Rudy LaDitzi beat Tom Casey (15:07) … Bibber McCoy beat
Jack Marshall (19:23) … Buddy Knox and Dr. Dropkick Murphy went to a no decision (30:00)
… (promoter:  Paul Bowser) … (referee:  Charlie Donnell)
Note:  Murphy was said to be from Malden.

Boston, Massachusetts:  November 5, 1941
(The Arena) … Ginger the Bear beat Joe Maynard (5:20) … Steve Casey drew George
Macricostas (90:00) (1-1) … Roy Welch beat Ted Germaine (DQ) (15:07) … Rudy LaDitzi
beat Matty Jones (10:09) … Vic Holbrook beat George Linnehan (11:10) … (promoter:  Paul
Bowser)
Notes:  Ginger weighed 350-pounds and was muzzled with gloves on her front paws.  After
the match, her trainer (Roy Welch) gave her five bottles of orange soda, according to the
Boston Daily Globe.  This was one of the rare times that a Welch appeared this far into the
northeast.

Boston, Massachusetts: November 12, 1941
(The Arena) … Rudy LaDitzi beat Vic Holbrook (2/3) … Gus Sonnenberg beat Buddy Knox
(20:54) … Leo Numa beat.Chief Saunooke (dq, 9:34) … Manuel Cortez drew. Dr. John
(Dropkick) Murphy (30:00) … Les Ruffin beat Walter Lipson (19:55) … (referee: Steve
Passas) … (att.-3,000) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser) … (Boston Herald results)

Boston, Massachusetts:  Thursday, November 20, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet beat Rudy LaDitzi (2-0) (13:09,
6:11) … Wladislaw Talun beat Marvin Westenberg (DQ) … Tom Casey beat George
Linnehan (12:29) … Matty Jones drew Dr. John “Dropkick” Murphy (30:00) … Lee Henning
drew Vic Holbrook (30:00) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser) … (referee:  Jack Albright)
Notes:  Bowser moved his regular Wednesday show to Thursday here to put on a program
on Thanksgiving night.  Albright was a former wrestler known as the “Man with 1000 Holds.”
Talun was originally booked against Dick Stahl and Linnehan against Ivan Muscovich.

Boston, Massachusetts:  Wednesday, November 26, 1941
(The Arena) … Vic Holbrook beat Rudy LaDitzi (2/3) … Ginger the Bear beat Andy Meixner
(4:35) … Jackie Nichols beat Roy Welch (25:04) … Joe Cox beat Heinie Olson (9:57) …
Chief Saunooke beat Al Getz (8:07) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser)
Note:  Ginger used a bear hug (what else?) to win her match.

Boston, Massachusetts:  December 3,  1941
(The Arena) … Steve Casey beat Wladislaw Talun (2/3) (third fall by cor) … Joe Cox beat.
Dr. John Murphy (11:17) … Chief Saunooke beat Jack Smith (7:31) (sub for Andy Meixner)
… Lee Henning beat Al Getz (15:12) … Manuel Cortez drew Jim Spencer (30:00) … (att.
-3,000) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser) … (Boston Herald results)

Boston, Massachusetts:  December 10, 1941
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Tillet beat Joe Cox (2/3) (Tillet
submitted to a toehold during the second fall) … Bill Hansen beat Lee Henning (25:27) …
Chief Saunooke beat John Maloney (8:17) … Ted Germaine beat Steve Karas (10:32) …
Rudy LaDitzi beat Jack Marshall (21:15) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser)
Notes:  Maloney was from South Boston and Karas from Lynn.

Boston, Massachusetts:  December 17, 1941
(The Arena) … Joe Cox beat Rudy LaDitzi (2/3) (third fall by countout) … Bill Hansen beat
Pete Beltran … Sam Menacker beat Lee Henning (DQ) … George Linnehan beat Heinie
Olson (17:35) … Manuel Cortez drew Tiger Tasker (30:00) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser) …
(referee:  Charlie Donnell)

Boston, Massachusetts:  Thursday, December 25, 1941
(The Arena) … Steve Casey beat Vic Holbrook (1:09:00) … Rudy LaDitzi drew George
Macricostas … Chief Saunooke beat Pete Beltran (4:59) … Bill Hansen beat Tiger Tasker
(11:53) … Ted Casey drew Ted Germaine (30:00) … (promoter:  Paul Bowser) … (2,500
fans)
Notes:  Christmas night show.  Holbrook was said to be 21-years-old.


Research by Don Luce, Tim Hornbaker
Boston Wrestling Results - 1941