New Orleans LA: June 30, 1960
(Muny Aud) … (Handicap) Happy Humphrey beat Billy Cox & Black Panther (unmasked
as Tony Neopolitan) … Mickey Sharpe drew Rod Rivera … Adrian Baillargeon vs Tony
Jiminez … NOTE: Prices are $2 ringside, $1 general admission (tax included), "Reserved
Section for Colored Patrons." … When Rivera first appeared here, in the spring, he was
billed as being from Lisbon, Spain (?)

New Orleans LA: July 7, 1960
(Muny Aud) … (Handicap) Happy Humphrey & Adrian Baillargeon beat Tony Neopolitan &
Jesse Jiminez & Tony Jiminez … Mickey Sharpe drew Rod Rivera … Ken Cooper (of
Mobile AL) beat Billy Cox (dq)

New Orleans LA: July 14, 1960
(Muny Aud) … Adrian Baillargeon drew Rod Rivera (60:00, 1-1) … Bob Morrow beat
Firpo Zbyszko … Ken Cooper beat Tony Jiminez (1-0, utc)

New Orleans LA: July 21, 1960
(Muny Aud, att. 2,389) … Adrian Baillargeon drew Rod Rivera (dcor) … Ken Cooper drew
Tony Jiminez (60:00, 1-1) … Bob Morrow beat Prince Nero … NOTE:  "It was the largest
turnout attendance for a local mat show here since the debut of Gorgeous George some
years ago. Baillargeon bested N.O. police sergeant Robert Levie in an Indian arm
wrestling match prior to his tilt with Rivera." – New Orleans LA Times-Picayune, July 22,
1960

New Orleans LA: July 28, 1960
(Muny Aud) … Adrian Baillargeon beat Tony Jiminez … Rod Rivera beat Bob Morrow (0-
1, utc) … (Midgets) Cowboy Bradley beat Tiny Roe … Ken Cooper beat Jesse Jiminez
(sub for Prince Nero) … Referee: Al Massey … NOTE: Baillargeon continues to defend
his "Southern heavyweight title"

New Orleans LA: August 4, 1960
(Muny Aud, att. 1,518) … (Mixed, Ladies, Midgets) Jessica Rogers & Cowboy Bradley
beat  China Mira & Tiny Roe … Adrian Baillargeon beat Rod Rivera (1-1, utc) … Ken
Cooper beat Prince Nero

New Orleans LA: August 11, 1960
(Muny Aud, att. 5,000) … Dick the Bruiser beat Wilbur Snyder (2-1) … Rod Rivera beat
Bob Morrow … (Ladies) China Mira beat Jessica Rogers … Adrian Baillargeon beat Tony
Jiminez … NOTES: "Snyder is said to be undefeated and won the United States
championship from Verne Gagne." – New Orleans LA Times-Picayune, Aug. 9, 1960.  
The gate was $6,100 net from this show.

New Orleans LA: August 18, 1960
(Muny Aud, att. 5,623) … Dick the Bruiser drew Wilbur Snyder (1-1, dcor) … Referee: Al
Massey … Adrian Baillargeon beat Rod Rivera … (Mixed, Ladies) China Mira & Jesse
Jiminez beat Jessica Rogers & Ken Cooper … Promoter: Joe Gunther … NOTES:
"Seating capacity of the Auditorium is 9,600 and Gunther announced that the St. Ann
Street side will be reserved for white wrestling patrons with the St. Peter side of the
auditorium balcony and box seats reserved for Negro mat fans." – New Orleans LA Times-
Picayune, Aug. 18, 1960.  The gate was said to be $7,600.

New Orleans LA: August 22, 1960 (Monday)
Wrestler Dick the Bruiser is ordered by the Louisiana boxing commission to pay Lafayette
LA promoter Harry Romero $212.50 for expenses incurred when the Bruiser no-showed a
card there Friday, Aug. 19 … In addition, the commission levied a $250 fine on the
Indiana athlete with the understanding he is to appear in Lafayette within 30 days and
pay the reimbursement and fine within 72 hours … The Bruiser, attending in person, said
"the whole thing was a misunderstanding, a mistake on my part."

New Orleans LA: August 25, 1960
(Muny Aud, att. 3,776) … Joe Tangaro (as Joe Brunetti) & Guy Brunetti beat Mitsu
Arakawa & Kinji Shibuya … Adrian Baillargeon beat Firpo Zbyszko … Rod Rivera beat
Ray Andrews … NOTE: The Brunettis are billed as the National Wrestling Alliance tag
team champions … NOTE: The rodeo, announces promoter Joe Gunther, will forestall
staging another mat show until September 8.

New Orleans LA: September 8, 1960
(Muny Aud, att. 5,000) … Dick the Bruiser beat Cowboy Bob Ellis (2-1) … Rod Rivera
beat Gorgeous George (dq) … (Midgets) Cowboy Bradley & Beau Brummel beat Tiny
Roe & Lord Littlebrook … Adrian Baillargeon beat Tony Jiminez

New Orleans LA: September 17, 1960 (Saturday)
(Muny Aud) … Dick the Bruiser vs Cowboy Bob Ellis … Referee: Sam Menacker …
Gorgeous George vs Bob Morrow … Mickey Sharpe vs Ray Andrews

New Orleans LA: September 22, 1960
(Muny Aud, att. 3,500) … Dick the Bruiser beat Adrian Baillargeon … Dick the Bruiser
beat Wilbur Snyder (utc) … Adrian Baillargeon beat Gorgeous George … Bob Morrow
beat Mickey Sharpe (dq) … Jim LaRock beat Firpo Zbyszko … NOTE: Snyder reportedly
sustained an ankle injury when attacked by Dick the Bruiser before the bell rang, so
Baillargeon was rushed in as a substitute.

New Orleans LA: September 27, 1960
(Muny Aud, att. 5,000) … Dick the Bruiser beat Pepper Gomez (2-1) … Referee: Al
Massey … Adrian Baillargeon & Paul Anderson beat Mickey Sharpe & Gorgeous George
… Jim LaRock beat Chuck Berger

New Orleans LA: October 7, 1960 (Friday)
(Muny Aud) … Masked Medics beat Bob Morrow & Jim LaRock … (Ladies) June Byers
beat Lorraine Johnson … Ray Andrews beat Mickey Sharpe (dq) … NOTE: The "small"
side of the Auditorium, seating just 3,000, was used for this show … These Medics are
probably Pedro Godoy and Juan Sebastian, who had been unmasked by the Shire
brothers in Indianapolis a few weeks previous … Interestingly, Tony Jiminez was already
working here and Don Lortie (as Pierre DeGlane) would show later in the year; those two
would form a memorable team of masked Medics.

New Orleans LA: October 15, 1960 (Saturday)
(Muny Aud) … Masked Medics beat Joe Tangaro (as Joe Brunetti) & Guy Brunetti …
Adrian Baillargeon beat Mickey Sharpe … (Handicap) Paul Anderson beat Tony Jiminez
& Jesse Jiminez

New Orleans LA: October 27, 1960
(Muny Aud) … Paul Anderson (sub for Jim LaRock) & Adrian Baillargeon beat Masked
Medics … Paul Anderson vs Firpo Zbyszko … NOTE: After this show, the Indianapolis-to-
New Orleans talent pipeline seems to dry up.

New Orleans LA: November 3, 1960
(Muny Aud) … Paul Anderson & Adrian Baillargeon beat Al Massey & Firpo Zbyszko …
Carlos Mendoza beat Bob Morrow … Jim LaRock beat Tony Jiminez  … Promoter: Joe
Gunther

Harvey LA: November 10, 1960
(Bob's Roller Rink) … Adrian Baillargeon vs Firpo Zbyszko … Jim LaRock & Ray Andrews
beat Tony Jiminez & Jesse Jiminez … Tony Jiminez vs Ray Andrews … Matchmaker: Joe
Gunther … Promoter: Sammy Batson … NOTE: When he couldn’t get the Municipal
Auditorium in New Orleans, Gunther ran here, on the other side of the river, with Batson's
license.

Harvey LA: November 17, 1960
(Bob's Roller Rink) … Adrian Baillargeon vs Carlos Mendoza … Jim LaRock & Ray
Andrews vs Tony Jiminez & Jesse Jiminez … Matchmaker: Joe Gunther … Promoter:
Sammy Batson … NOTE: The venue was located at 3234 Fourth Street in Harvey

Harvey LA: November 24, 1960
(Bob's Roller Rink) … Jim LaRock & Ray Andrews vs Chief Geronimo & Mickey Sharpe …
Farmer Jones vs Firpo Zbyszko … NOTE: Farmer Jones is said to have "toured the
Orient with success the past two years" (!)

Harvey LA: December 1, 1960 (Thursday)
(Bob's Roller Rink) … Mickey Sharpe vs Jim LaRock … Chief Geronimo vs Ray Andrews
… Farmer Jones vs Carlos Mendoza

Arabi LA: December 2, 1960 (Friday)
(SBARD Gym) … Ray Andrews & Ken Cooper vs Firpo Zbyszko & Masked Marvel … Ken
Cooper vs Masked Marvel … Ray Andrews vs Firpo Zbyszko … Matchmaker: Joe Gunther

Harvey LA: December 8, 1960
(Bob's Roller Rink) … Jim LaRock vs Mickey Sharpe … Ray Andrews vs Firpo Zbyszko …
Chief Geronimo vs Rocky Marino … Promoter: Sammy Batson

New Orleans LA: December 15, 1960
(Muny Aud) … Adrian Baillargeon beat Chief Geronimo … Jim LaRock beat Jimmy (Bad
Boy) Hines … Farmer Jones beat Masked Marvel … Pierre DeGlane drew Ray Andrews
(sub for Rocky Marino)

Harvey LA: December 29, 1960 (Thursday)
(Bob's Roller Rink) … Pierre DeGlane vs Jimmy (Bad Boy) Hines … (Ladies) Peggy Ellis
vs Marge Ramsey … Carlos Mendoza vs Ray Andrews … … Matchmaker: Joe Gunther
… Promoter: Sammy Batson



Research by J Michael Kenyon
New Orleans Wrestling Results - 1960