Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, October 2, 1942
(The Arena) … Ernie Dusek b. Matros Kirilenko (2/3) (Dusek won the first fall in 19:36,
Kirilenko won the second in 18:34, Dusek won the third in 14:13) … Tom George b.
Herman Rohde (20:02) … Joe Millich b. Angelo Savoldi (17:53) … Jack Kelly b. Jim Austeri
(25:45) … Ace Freeman and Maurice LaChappelle b. Tony Milano and Angelo Savoldi
(2/3) … (promoter: Eddie Gottlieb) … (large crowd in attendance) … (season opener)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, October 7, 1942
(Broadwood Athletic Club) … Ed “Strangler” Lewis b. Mike Haller (19:35) (Lewis reportedly
weighed as much as 275 pounds) … Rube Wright b. Ivan Vakturnoff (18:57) … Karl
Krauser b. Stuart White … Tony Milano and Franz Scheuman drew (30:00) … Frank
Bronowich and Hercules Tragas drew (30:00) … (promoter:  Alfred Aceto) …
(matchmaker:  Jack Pfefer)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, October 9, 1942
(The Arena) … Gino Garibaldi b. Paul Boesch (2/3) (Garibaldi won the first fall in 1:05,
Boesch won the second in 15:15, Garibaldi won the third in 2:24) … Herman Rohde b. Jim
Austeri … Ronnie Etchison and Matros Kirilenko drew (30:00) … Jack Kelly b. Fred
Grubmier (18:47) … Maurice LaChappelle and ? b. Jack LaRue and ? (2-0) … (promoter:
Eddie Gottlieb)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, October 14, 1942
(Broadwood Athletic Club) … Ed “Strangler” Lewis failed to win a handicap match over
Rube Wright and Hercules Tragas (60:00) (Lewis was disqualified in the first match with
Wright in 19:02) … Ivan Vakauroff b. Stewart Smith (13:35) … Karl Krauser b. Franz
Schuman (dec. 30:00) … Mike Haller b. Tony Milano (dec., 30:00) … Fred Bruno b.
Herman Levin (6:13) … (promoter:  Alfred Aceto) … (matchmaker:  Jack Pfefer) …
(referee:  Dave Benner)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, October 21, 1942
(Broadwood Athletic Club) … Rube Wright b. Olof Swenson (Swedish Angel) (countout)
(51:41) … Mike Haller b. Tony Milano (dec., 30:00) … Hercules Trages b. Herman Levine
… Fred Bruno b. Don Blackman, Stewart Smith, and Tony Milano in a “free-for-all” …
(promoter:  Alfred Aceto) … (matchmaker:  Jack Pfefer)
Note:  A four-month brown bear was presented to the fans.  The bear was owned by Earl
Smith.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, October 23, 1942
(The Arena) … Jack Kelly b. Rudy Dusek (DQ) (48:03) … Fred Grubmeier b. Tony
(Ronnie) Etchison (dec., 20:00) … Herman “Dutch” Rohde b. Jack LaRue (11:42) (double
leg hold) … Gino Garibaldi b. Henry Piers (15:20) … Ace Freeman and Maurice
LaChappelle b. Jim Austeri and Eddie King (2/3) (King b. LaChappelle for the first fall in 12:
04, LaChappelle b. Austeri for the second in 7:02, Freeman b. King for the third in 6:21) …
(promoter:  Eddie Gottlieb) … (referee:  Willie Clark)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, October 28, 1942
(Broadwood Athletic Club) … Rube Wright b. Hercules Tragas (37:41) … Karl Krauser b.
Franz Schuman (dec., 30:00) … Don Blackman won a four-man “free-for-all” (Stewart
Smith b. Karl Krauser, Blackman b. Herman Levin, Blackman b. Smith in 15:34) … Fred
Bruno b. Franz Schuman (17:00) … (promoter:  Alfred Aceto) … (matchmaker:  Jack
Pfefer)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, October 30, 1942
(The Arena) … Jack Kelly b. Rudy Dusek (32:19) … Angelo Savoldi b. Herman “Dutch”
Rohde (dec., 20:00) … Johnny Long b. Jim Austeri (15:57) … Fred Grubmeier and Eddie
King b. Ace Freeman and Al Narcas (2-0) … Gino Garibaldi b. Matros Kirilenko (18:49) …
(promoter:  Eddie Gottlieb) … (referees:  Willie Clark, Dick Lever)


Research by Tim Hornbaker
August 24, 2010
Philadelphia Wrestling Results - 1942