Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, January 13, 1939
(The Arena) … The Golden Terror b. Dr. Len Hall (31:16) (the referee stopped the match
due to an injury to Hall’s right arm) … Chief Little Wolf and Red Ryan drew (30:00) … Joe
Savoldi b. Chris Zaharias (11:27) … Vic Christy b. Seelie Samara (10:12) … Pat Corrigan
b. Walter Zinn (dec., 20:00) … Bibber McCoy and Hans Steinke wrestled to a no contest…
(promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referee:  Pat Clark)
Note:  Zinn was billed as being from Utica.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, January 20, 1939
(The Arena) … Nanjo Singh b. Chief Little Wolf (27:38) … The Golden Terror b. Dr. Len
Hall (32:07) (Terror used an armlock to force Hall to submit) … Hans Steinke b. Lord Albert
Mills (7:32) … Vic Christy b. Pat Corrigan (7:53) … Pete Peterson b. Chris Zaharias (dec.,
20:00) … George Ryan b. Sam Cohen (11:56) … Wild Man Zinn b. Ace Gordon (13:27) …
(promoter:  Ray Fabiani)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, February 3, 1939
(The Arena) … Bronko Nagurski b. The Golden Terror (DQ) (31:45) … Hans Steinke b.
Bibber McCoy (16:26) … Vic Christy b. Chris Zaharias (12:43) … Joe Savoldi b. Wild Man
Zinn (15:00) … George Penchoff b. Babe Zaharias (14:24) … Chief Little Wolf and Pat
Corrigan drew (20:00) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referee:  Willie Clarke) … (6,000
fans)
Notes:  The Philadelphia Inquirer stated:  “Bobby Stewart, alias Winthrop, alias Wetherley,
alias The Golden Terror, 303, Glendale, Calif.”

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, February 10, 1939
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Jim Londos b. Hans Steinke (38:14) … Chief
Sanooke b. Jim Wright (9:57) … “Red” Ryan b. Babe Zaharias (dec., 20:00) … Ben
Shalom b. Pete Petersen (6:04) … Chief Little Wolf b. Bibber McCoy (dec., 20:00) …
George Penchoff b. Dick Lever (5:37)… Vic Christy b. Chief Chewacki (12:38) …
(promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (6,000 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, February 17, 1939
(The Arena) … The Golden Terror b. Vic Christy (28:36) … George Penchoff b. Chief
Sanooke (17:50) … Jim Austeri and “Red” Ryan drew (20:00) … Nanjo Singh b. Nick
Campofreda (12:04) … Ben Shalom b. Al Sparks (5:18) … Sandor Szabo and Chris
Zaharias were both disqualified (17:50) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani)
Note:  The Golden Terror was billed as “Robert Weatherly of Bristol, Tenn.”

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, February 24, 1939
(The Arena) … The Golden Terror b. Vic Christy (20:39) … George Penchoff b. Nanjo
Singh (27:11) … Angelo Leon b. Ali Ghandi (11:43) … Ben Shalom b. Jim Wright (6:27) …
“Red” Ryan b. John Gudeski (7:58) … Babe Zaharias b. Pete Peterson (15:08) … Sandor
Szabo b. Jim Austeri (10:27) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (7,000 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, March 3, 1939
(The Arena) … George Pencheff b. Vic Christy (39:13) … Sandor Szabo b. Babe Zaharias
(19:15) … George Ryan b. Al Sparks (23:42) … Nanjo Singh b. Tommy O’Toole (13:48) …
Ben Shalom b. Jim Austeri (billed as Austin) … Dick Lever b. Chief Sanooke (dec., 20:00)
… (promoter:  Ray Fabiani)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, March 17, 1939
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Jim Londos b. The Golden Terror (13:23)
(The Golden Terror was unmasked to reveal Bob Weatherly) … Sandor Szabo b. Vic
Christy (12:38) … Maurice LaChappelle b. Wild Man Zinn (12:37) … Dropkick Murphy b.
Angelo Leone (13:32) … Hans Steinke b. Al Sparks (3:28) … Nanjo Singh b. Gene
Bowman (9:11) … George Pencheff b. Babe Zaharias (10:43) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani)
… (10,000 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, March 24, 1939
(The Arena) … George Pencheff b. Sandor Szabo (DQ) (30:24) … Maurice LaChappelle
b. Jim Austeri (17:37) … Dropkick Murphy b. Gene Bowman (15:58) … Kola Kwariani b.
Ernie Powers (18:00) … King Kong b. Chief Chewacki (7:12) … Red Ryan b. Nanjo Singh
(dec., 30:00) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referee:  Willie Clark) … (5,000 fans)
Note:  LaChappelle and King Kong look like Pfefer workers.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, March 31, 1939
(The Arena) … Nanjo Singh b. Sandor Szabo (countout) (27:53) … The Golden Terror b.
George “Red” Ryan (13:06) … Dropkick Murphy b. Dutch Schultz (14:24) … Maurice
LaChappelle b. Ace Gordon (dec., 30:00) … Kola Kwariani b. Alonzo Wood (5:28) … King
Kong b. Tom Mahoney (5:28) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referee:  Willie Clark) …
(3,500 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, April 14, 1939
(The Arena) … Jim Londos b. George Penchoff (59:41) (Penchoff missed a dropkick and
was unable to continue) … The Golden Terror b. Gene Bowman (23:04) … Maurice
LaChappelle b. Paddy Mack (12:29) … Dropkick Murphy b. Ace Gordon (13:54) … King
Kong b. Jim Wright (6:43) … George “Red” Ryan b. Jim Clinstock (dec., 20:00) …
(promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referee:  Willie Clark)
Notes:  Jim Wright was billed as being from Dallas.  Paddy Mack was from Lansdale, PA.  
Gordon was from Lynn, Massachusetts.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, April 21, 1939
(The Arena) … Jim Londos b. George Penchoff (53:31) … Hans Steinke b. Kola Kwariani
(6:36) … Chief Chewacki b. Dave Mayor (dec., 20:00) … Dropkick Murphy b. Ernie Powers
(13:32) … Alonzo Woods b. Jim Clinstock (7:23) … King Kong b. George “Red” Ryan (5:
11) … Maurice LaChappelle b. Abe Kashey (dec., 30:00) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) …
(5,000 fans)









Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, December 29, 1939
( ) … Jim Londos b. Jim Casey (36:00)




Research by Tim Hornbaker
August 24, 2010
Philadelphia Wrestling Results - 1939