North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, April 19, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-700+) … Johnny Demchuk beat Jerry Aiken (as Jerry Atkins) (2-
0) … Harou Sasaki beat Frenchy Roberre … Bill Curry (210, North Bay) beat Gerard
Dugas ... (promoter-Larry Kasaboski) ... (referee: Eddie Creatchman) … (first card of the
year)

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, April 26, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-756) … Billy Parks (as Dinty Parks) vs Harou Sasaki (1-1, nc-
both cor) … Johnny Demchuk beat Frenchy Roberre (dq) … Bill Curry beat Jerry Aiken
… referee: Joe Dempsey

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, May 3, 1956
(old Memorial Gardens, att.-700) … Frenchy Roberre beat Johnny Demchuk (2-1, dq) …
Elephant Boy beat Jacques Rougeau … Larry Kasaboski drew Tarzan Zimba … NOTE:
This was the first time this building was used since last November. The new Memorial
Gardens was booked this week.

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, May 10, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Johnny Demchuk and Tarzan Zimba beat Dinty Parks and
Jacques Rougeau (2-1) … Frenchy Roberre beat Elephant Boy (2-1, dq) … referee:
Charlie Kimball … NOTE: All shows were now at the new building.

North Bay, Ontario: Wednesday, May 16, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Elephant Boy and Haruo Sasaki vs Louis Papineau and Frenchy
Roberre (nc) … Gorgeous George Grant beat Bill Curry … Johnny Demchuk drew Dinty
Parks (20:00) … referee: Tarzan Zimba

North Bay, Ontario: Tuesday, May 22, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att-1,500) … Gorgeous George Grant beat Frenchy Roberre (2-1)
… Lord Athol Layton beat Hans Herman … Larry Kasaboski beat Chief Big Kettle (dq) …
referee: Frankie Hart … NOTE: Kasaboski used 3 of Frank Tunney’s wrestlers for this
show. Chief Big Kettle, at 250 pounds, was likely Don Big Kettle not Dick Big Kettle.

North Bay, Ontario: Wednesday, May 30, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Gorgeous George Grant beat Louis Papineau (2-1) … Johnny
Demchuk beat Frankie Hart (cor) … Bill Curry drew Tarzan Zimba (30:00) … referee: Joe
Dempsey … NOTE: The referee weighed 300 pounds.

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, June 7, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … (Texas Rules) Louis Papineau beat Gorgeous George Grant (2-
1) … Dory Funk beat Frankie Hart … Marco Polo beat Johnny Demchuk … NOTE: Marco
Polo was billed as 212 pounds from New York.

North, Bay, Ontario: Thursday, June 14, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-700) … Louis Papineau beat Dory Funk (2-1, dq) … (midgets)
Sonny Boy Cassidy and Little Eagle beat Prince Nicolo and masked Blue Flash (2-1) …
Dinty Parks beat Johnny Demchuk … referee: Joe Dempsey

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, June 21, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-900) … Dory Funk and Elephant Boy beat Louis Papineau and
Dinty Parks (2-1) … Marco Polo beat Benny Trudell … referee: Joe Dempsey

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, June 28, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Dory Funk beat Dinty Parks (2-1, cor) … Marco Polo beat
Elephant Boy (dq) … Louis Papineau beat Pat O’Brien (of Montreal) … referee: Tony
Faletti

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, July 5, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Dinty Parks and Marco Polo beat Elephant Boy and Dory Funk (2-
1, dq) … Leo Wallick beat Frenchy Roberre (2-1)

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, July 12, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-1,000) … Dory Funk beat Marco Polo (1-1, utc) … Louis
Papineau beat Leo Wallick (dq) … Ron Mackay (of Scotland) beat Haruo Sasaki …
referee: Tony Faletti … NOTE: Herb Parks got mixed up in the Funk match.

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, July 19, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-1,800) … Dory Funk vs Herb Parks (nc) … (non title) Tony
Morelli* drew Ron Mackay … Louis Papineau drew Marco Polo (30:00) … referee: Benny
Trudell … NOTE: Billy (Dinty) Parks, under suspension, mixed up in his brother’s match.

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, July 26, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-3,000) … (Texas Rules) Herb Parks beat Dory Funk (3-2) …
(North American junior heavyweight title match) Tony Morelli* beat Ron Mackay … Billy
Parks (as Dinty Parks) beat Elephant Boy … NOTE: Texas Rules here were similar to a
Texas Death Match.

North Bay, Ontario: Wednesday, August 1, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-1,000) … Tony Morelli and Leo Wallick beat Dinty Parks and
Herb Parks (2-1) … Louis Papineau beat Haruo Sasaki (sub for Marco Polo) … Bill Curry
drew Pat O’Brien (30:00) … referee: Joe Dempsey

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, August 9, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-1,500) … Leo Wallick beat Dinty Parks (1-1, utc) … (midgets)
Mighty Schultz beat Pee Wee Gauthier (2-1) … Dave Sims drew Luther Lindsey (30:00)
… referee: Tony Faletti … NOTE: Mighty Schultz was said to be defending the Northern
Ontario title and the Red Higgins trophy.

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, August 16, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Don Evans beat Luigi Macera (dq) … (Chicken wire fence match)
Dinty Parks beat Leo Wallick … Dave Sims beat Al Tucker … referee: Tony Faletti

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, August 23, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Don Evans and Leo Wallick beat Luigi Macera and Dinty Parks (2-
1) … Luther Lindsey beat Frenchy Roberre (2-1) … referee: Joe Dempsey

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, August 30, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-1,800) … Don Evans and Leo Wallick beat Luigi Macera and
Dinty Parks (2-1) … Donald Lortie beat Andre Carpentier (2-1) … referees: Frenchy
Roberre and Charlie Kimball … NOTE: Last week Don (One Man Gang) Evans dripped
blood on the coat of arena manager, Morris Snider. This week Evans gave Snider a new
coat. He then ripped it. Snider threw part of the coat in Evans’ face. A riot broke out with
Evans being fined.

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, September 6, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … (Wire fence around ring) Luigi Macera and Dinty Parks beat Don
Evans and Leo Wallick (2-0) (first fall by dq) … Frankie Hart beat Dale Wayne (2-0) …
referee: Charlie Kimball

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, September 13, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Don Evans beat Luigi Macera (2-1, dq) … Luther Lindsey beat Ali
Pasha (dq) … Jack Laskin beat Gorgeous George Grant … NOTE: Referee Frankie Hart
was injured in the main event. Joe Dempsey took over as referee, and was thrown out of
the ring by Macera, who soon was on top of Evans. Promoter Larry Kasaboski came in
and counted three over Evans. Joe Dempsey returned into the ring and overruled
Kasaboski. He awarded the match to Evans on a disqualification.

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, September 20, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-1,600) … Larry Kasaboski and Luigi Macera beat Don Evans
and Joe Dempsey (2-0) (first fall by dq) … Ali Pasha beat Jack Laskin … Luther Lindsey
drew Louis Papineau (20:00) … referee: Tony Faletti

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, September 27, 1956
(Memorial Gardens, att.-1,200) … (Non title) Tony Morelli* drew Luigi Macera (60:00, 0-0)
… Don Evans beat Louis Papineau … Luther Lindsey beat Frenchy Roberre (sub for Ali
Pasha) … referee: Abbie Mancuso … NOTE: Morelli was said to have won the title last
year from Johnny Demchuk.

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, October 4, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … (North American Junior HW title match) Tony Morelli* beat Luigi
Macera (2-1) … Jack Laskin and Luther Lindsey beat Donald Lortie and Ali Pasha … (NA
midget champion) Mighty Schultz beat Farmer Pete … referee: Tony Faletti

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, October 11, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … (non title) Tony Morelli* drew Luther Lindsey (60:00, 1-1) … Don
Evans vs Ali Pasha (ddq) … Donald Lortie drew Larry Kasaboski (sub for Frankie Hart)
(30:00) … referee: Tony Enos … NOTE: Before the bouts started, the bell was rung for
Herb Parks, who recently drown in Lake Nipissing.

North Bay, Ontario: Friday, October 19, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … (non title) Dinty Parks beat Tony Morelli (2-1, dq) … (midgets)
Farmer Pete and Little Eagle beat Sonny Boy Cassidy and Mighty Schultz (2-1) … Wild
Bill Savage vs Jack Laskin (nc-both cor) … referee: Tony Faletti

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, October 25, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Ali Pasha beat Jack Laskin (2-1) … Luigi Macera vs Joe Dempsey
(nc) … (5 man Battle Royal) Donald Lortie eliminated first following by Joe Dempsey and
Luigi Macera … referee: Frankie Hart

North Bay, Ontario: Thursday, November 1, 1956
(Memorial Gardens) … Luigi Macera vs Joe Dempsey (month not researched yet)


North Bay Nugget research=Don Luce
North Bay Wrestling Results - 1956