10/1/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Marvin Mercer beat Hans Kampfer via pin in 26:00
Jesse James & Joe Kameroff beat Milo Steinborn & Leo Garibaldi 2/3
1 James & Kameroff won
2 Steinborn & Garibaldi won
3 James & Kameroff won
Ace Freeman drew Dutch Schweigart 30:00
Referee Tom Finley

10/8/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Golden Superman vs Jesse James
Marvin Mercer vs Kenny Ackles 30:00
Joe Kameroff & Jim Siskay vs Milo Steinborn & Dutch Schweigart

10/16/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
LaVerne Baxter beat Marvin Mercer dq in 30:10 when Mercer tosse Baxter into referee Tom
Finley
Milo Steinborn & Dutch Schweigart beat Hans Kampfer & Fred Carrone 2/3
1 Steinborn & Schweigart won in 12:58
2 Kampfer & Carrone won in 11:43
3 Steinborn & Schweigart won in 7:49
Johnny Churchill beat Ivan Kameroff by decision in 30:00

10/22/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Babe Sharkey vs Hans Kampfer
Kenny Ackles vs Johnny Churchill
Joe Kameroff & Ivan Kameroff vs Milo Steinborn & Dutch Schweigart

11/6/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Referee Phil Collins
World Champion Frank Sexton beat Marvin Mercer utc in 32:33
Referee Phil Collins
Laverne Baxter beat Dutch Schweigert utc in 20:35
Referee George Lengel
Bibber McCoy beat Johnny Gallagher in 15:50
Referee George Lengel
Wilbur Nead beat Fred Carone in 17:19

11/13/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Jack Kelly & Ivan Kameroff beat Marvin Mercer & Dutch Schweigert

11/20/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Winner to meet Primo Carnera on next card
Laverne Baxter beat Bibber McCoy
Marvin Mercer & Dutch Schweigert vs Jack Kelly & Fred Carone 2/3
Francois Miquet vs Frank James 30:00

11/27/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Primo Carnera beat Laverne Baxter in 25:26
Marvin Mercer & Wilbur Nead drew Ivan Kameroff & Joe Kameroff when the 60 minute time
limit expired in the 3rd fall
1 Kameroffs won in 33:18
2 Mercer & Mead won in 11:22
3 The 60 minute time limit expired before either team could score the deciding fall
Referee George Lengel
Pete Petersen beat Kenny Ackles dq in 22:55
Att: "The largest crowd to witness Saturday night wrestling at the Armory this season", "1,100
patrons"

12/4/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Bibber McCoy beat Marvin Mercer via pin in 24:00
Chick Garibaldi & Jack Kelly beat Stu Hart & Kenny Ackles 2/3
1 Garibaldi & Kelly won in 20:59
2 Hart & Ackles won in 5:16
3 Garibaldi & Kelly were declared the winners when Ackles injured his knee and was unable
to continue
George Macricostas beat Paddy Mack by decision in 30:00
Referee George Lengel

12/11/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Marvin Mercer beat Bibber McCoy via pin in 21:49
Wilbur Nead & Stu Hart beat Chick Garibaldi & Jack Reilly on a 3rd fall dq
1 Garibaldi & Reilly won in 19:21
2 Nead & Hart won in 8:02
3 Referee George Lengel dq'ed Garibaldi & Reilly
Rene Florent beat Pat Welsh in 17:38

12/18/48 Reading, PA @ Armory
Bibber McCoy beat Wally Dusek via pin in 20:48
Harry Finkelstein & Tiger Joe Marsh beat Jim Siskay (sub Marvin Mercer) & Ace Freeman 2/3
1 Finkelstein & Marsh won in 23:33
2 Siskay & Freeman won in 8:34
3 Finkelstein & Marsh won in 7:53
Referee Phil Collins
Rene Florent beat Joe Kameroff dq in 19:17
Notes: Mercer reportedly was sidelined with an infected ear according to The Reading Eagle.
Last Card of the year.



Research by Jim Zordani
Reading Wrestling Results - 1948
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