1/7/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Marvin Mercer & Tony Martinelli beat Laverne Baxter & Jack Kelly 2-0
1 Mercer & Martinelli won in 11:04
2 Mercer & Martinelli won in 2:30
Marvin Mercer & Ivan Kameroff beat Natie Brown & Jack Kelly 2/3

1/14/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Mr America Gene Stanlee vs Tony Martinelli
Marvin Mercer vs Jim Austeri
Walter Kameroff vs Ace Freeman
Ivan Kameroff vs Bill Rose
Note: Walter Kameroff billed as the kid brother of Joe and Ivan by the Reading Eagle.  

1/21/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Mae Weston beat Dot Dotson via pin in 20:00 after an airplane spin
Tiny Mills & Jack Kelly beat Marvin Mercer & Ivan Kameroff 2/3
1 Kelly & Mills won in 33:24
2 Mercer & Kameroff won in 8:27
3 Kameroff was pinned
Steve Gob beat Miguel Torres in 30:00
Referee George Lengel

1/28/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Gorgeous George beat Black Panther Jim Mitchell via pin in 16:17
Kenny Ackles & Steve Gob beat Tiny Mills & Jack Kelly 2/3
1 Kelly & Mills won in 21:29
2 Ackles & Gob won in 7:50
3 Ackles & Gob won in 6:27
Miguel Torres beat Howard Cantonwine
Referee Phil Collins
Tony Martinelli & Ace Freeman beat Laverne Baxter & Jim Austeri 2/3
1 Freeman was pinned
2 Austeri was pinned
3 Austeri was pinned
Freeman & Austeri eliminated
Referee Phil Collins

2/4/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Lord Carlton beat George Macricostas via pin in 26:39 after a drop kick
Marvin Mercer beat Miguel Torres
Dutch Schweigart & Francous Miquet beat Jack Kelly & Tiny Mills 2/3
1 Kelly & Mills won in 13:43
2 Schweigart & Miquet won in 17:19
3 Schweigart & Miquet won in 1:10
Referee George Lengel

2/11/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Marvin Mercer & Golden Superman Walter Podolak beat Jack Kelly & Jim Austeri 2/3
1 Kelly & Austeri won in 12:17
2 Mercer & Podolak won in 6:08
3 Mercer pinned Kelly in 9:34
Golden Superman Walter Podolak & Dutch Schweigart beat Tiny Mills & Jack Kelly 2-0
1 Superman & Schweigart won in 26:31
2 Superman & Schweigart won in 3:09
Marvin Mercer & Steve Gob beat Miguel Torres & Jim Austeri 2/3
1 Torres & Austeri won in 14:12
2 Mercer & Gob won in 7:40
3 Mercer & Gob won in 9:12
Referee Phil Collins

2/18/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Nature Boy Herman Rohde beat Sandor Kovacs via pin in 21:36
Marvin Mercer drew Tony Cosenza 30:00
Kenny Ackles beat Miguel Torres via pin in 17:34
Tony Martinelli drew Polo Cordova 30:00
Att: "large crowd"

2/25/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Marvin Mercer drew Kenny Ackles (sub Lord Carlton) in 47:47 when the 11 PM curfew expired
Milo Steinborn beat Jesse James dq in 17:17
Polo Cordova beat Jim Austeri
Mustafa Chakmuck beat George Bruckman via pin in 14:01
Referee Phil Collins

3/4/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Nature Boy Buddy Rogers beat Tony Martinelli in 20:21
Marvin Mercer & Kenny Ackles beat Tiny Mills & Jack Kelly 2/3
1 Mills & Kelly won in 19:19
2 Mercer & Ackles won in 7:59
3 Mercer pinned Mills in 8:37 after a drop kick
Ace Freeman beat Tony Morelli
Referee George Lengel

3/11/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Marvin Mercer drew Lord Carlton in 47:41 when the 11 PM curfew expired
Kenny Ackles & Dutch Schweigart beat Tony Morelli & Tiny Mills on a 3rd fall dq
1 Morelli & Mills were dq'ed in 15:49
2 Ackles & Schweigart were dq'ed in 8:46
3 Morelli & Mills were dq'ed in 11:46
Tony Martinelli drew Johnny Barend 30:00
Referee George Lengel

3/18/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Winner to meet Mildred Burke next Saturday
Elvira Snodgrass beat Mae Weston via pin in 16:40 after an airplane spin
Marvin Mercer & Kenny Ackles beat Tony Morelli & Miguel Torres by decision when the 60
minute time limit expired in the 3rd fall
1 Morelli & Torres won in 29:37
2 Mercer & Ackles won in 11:14
3 The 60 minute time limit expired. Mercer & Ackles were awarded the decision.
Sandor Kovacs drew Ace Freeman 30:00
Referee George Lengel
Att: "capacity crowd"

3/25/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Referee George Lengel
Mildred Burke beat Elvira Snodgrass 2-0
1 Burke beat Snodgrass in 11:43
2 Burke pinned Snodgrass in 6:30
Ivan Kameroff & Sandor Kovacs beat Jim Austeri & Tiny Mills 2/3, 1st fall by dq
1 Austeri & Mills were dq'ed in 25:21
2 Austeri beat Kameroff with an arm lock in 14:37
3 Kameroff & Kovacs won in 4:00
Ace Freeman beat Joe Kameroff via pin
Att: "large sized audience"

4/1/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Golden Superman Walter Podolak beat Super Swedish Angel in 6:36
Masked Phantom Brothers beat Francois Miquet & Dutch Schweigart 2/3
1 Phantoms won in 25:12
2 Miquet & Schweigart won in 2:01
3 One of the Phantoms beat Miquet in 17:08
Tony Morelli beat Ace Freeman in 25:04
Referee Tom Finley

4/8/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Mr America Gene Stanlee beat Tony Morelli in 19:33
Sky Low Low beat Pee Wee James via pin in 16:34 after a drop kick
Sandor Kovacs & Kenny Ackles beat Tiny Mills & Miguel Torres 2/3
1 Mills & Torres won in 33:50
2 Kovacs & Ackles won in 11:12
3 Kovacs & Ackles won in 8:52
Referee George Lengel
Att: "large crowd"

4/15/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Mr America Gene Stanlee beat Mike Mazurski in 22:31
Sandor Kovacs & Kenny Ackles beat Jim Austeri & Miguel Torres 2/3
1 Austeri & Torres won in 22:29
2 Kovacs & Ackles won in 8:44
3 Kovacs & Ackles won in 5:29
Juan Hernandez drew Ace Freeman 30:00
Referee George Lengel
Att: "fair sized crowd"

4/22/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Nature Boy Buddy Rogers beat Kenny Ackles via pin in 24:41 after a drop kick
Jim Austeri & Tiny Mills beat Jack Britton & Ace Freeman 2/3
1 Austeri & Mills won in 28:35
2 Britton & Freeman won in 6:32
3 Austeri & Mills won in 15:53
Tom Thumb beat Pee Wee James via pin in 13:17
Referee George Lengel
Att: "fair sized turnout"

4/29/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Marvin Mercer & Kenny Ackles beat Jim Austeri & Masked Phantom 2/3
1 Austeri & Phantom won in 28:29
2 Mercer & Ackles won in 7:06
3 Mercer & Ackles won in 9:35
Sky Low Low & Tom Thumb beat Tiny Rowe & Pee Wee James 2/3
Referee George Lengel

5/6/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Marvin Mercer (sub Mr America Gene Stanlee) beat Billy Darnell via pin in 18:35
Milo Steinborn (sub Marvin Mercer) beat Masked Phantom I
Ace Freeman beat Masked Phantom II dq in 20:16
Red Ryan beat Kenny Ackles in 21:03

9/23/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Kiman Kudo beat Golden Boy Lou Bertucci via pin in 21:48 after an airplane spin
Steve Karas & Pat Muldoon beat Jack Dillon & Les Ruffin 2/3
1 Dillon & Ruffin won in 18:34
2 Karas & Muldoon won in 6:31
3 Karas & Muldoon won in 3:29
Bud Curtis drew Francois Miquet 30:00
Referee George Lengel
Att: "Only a small turnout"

9/30/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Kenny Ackles beat Danny McShain via pin in 12:24
Kiman Kudo beat George Red Ryan in 10:46
George Macricostas beat Pat Muldoon COR in 20:43
Referee George Lengel

10/7/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Primo Carnera beat George Macricostas via pin in 16:48
Babe Zaharias & Chris Zaharias beat Golden Superman & Kiman Kudo 2-0
1 Babe & Chris won in 21:32
2 Babe & Chris won in 7:52
Pat Muldoon beat Jack Dillon in 25:23
Referee George Lengel
Att: "The attendance was an improvement over the season's first two shows."

10/14/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Kenny Ackles beat Lord Leslie Carlton dq in 12:43
Kimon Kudo & Bud Curtis beat Jack Dillon & Tiny Mills on a 3rd fall dq
Steve Karas beat Lenny Montana in 27:54
Don Freiler drew Jerry Bosold 15:00
Referee George Lengel
Att: "larger than usual crowd"

10/21/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Lord Leslie Carlton beat Kenny Ackles via pin in 26:03
Kimon Kudo & Francois Miquet beat Chick Garibaldi & Golden Boy Lou Bertucci 2/3
1 Kudo & Miquet won in 24:28
2 Garibaldi & Bertucci won in 6:51
3 Kudo & Miquet won in 5:04
Igean Kostolias beat Tiny Mills via pin in 3:26 after a drop kick
Referee George Lengel
Att: "large turnout"

10/28/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Referee George Lengel
Mr America Gene Stanlee beat Laverne Baxter dq in 22:19
Babe Zaharias & Chris Zaharias beat Kenny Ackles & Francois Miquet 2/3
1 Babe & Chris won in 29:36
2 Ackles & Miquet won in 2:42
3 Babe & Chris won in 12:29
Igean Kostolias beat Les Ruffin in 8:26
Att: "large crowd"

11/4/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Laverne Baxter beat George Macricostas via pin in 24:27
Bud Curtis beat Great Scott via pin in 16:25 after a back drop
Kenny Ackles & Golden Superman Walter Podolak beat Tiny Mills & Jack Dillon 2/3
1 Ackles & Superman won in 17:26
2 Mills & Dillon won in 17:55
3 Ackles & Superman won in 7:02
Referee Tom Finley
Att: "fair sized audience"

11/11/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Cora Combs beat Beverly Lehmer 2/3
1 Lehmer beat Combs in 9:21
2 Combs beat Lehmer in 6:54
3 Combs pinned Lehmer
Mr America Gene Stanlee beat Laverne Baxter via pin in 29:25
Tony Martinelli beat Jack Dillon in 23:28
Mr Europe Andre Drapp beat Francois Miquet with a "double arm scissors hold" in 20:46
Referee George Lengel
Att: "largest crowd of the season"

11/18/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Antonino Rocca beat Tony Martinelli with a "backbreaking hold" in 15:24
Golden Superman Walter Podolak & Francois Miquet beat Hardy Kruskamp & "George"
Zaharias on a 3rd fall dq
1 Kruskamp & Zaharias won in 28:27
2 Superman & Miquet won in 11:08
3 Kruskamp & Zaharias were dq'ed in 3:38
Laverne Baxter beat Kola Kwariani in 15:44
Referee George Lengel
Att: "SRO", "the season's biggest crowd"

11/25/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Primo Carnera vs Laverne Baxter
Card postponed due to weather conditions.

12/2/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Referee George Lengel
Antonino Rocca beat Laverne Baxter via pin in 13:16
Kenny Ackles & Tony Cosenza beat Kola Kwariani & Chick Garibaldi 2/3
1 Ackles & Cosenza won
2 Kwariani & Garibaldi won
3 Ackles & Cosenza won
Gene Bauman beat Harry Finkelstein
Att: "well filled house"

12/9/50 Reading, PA @ Armory
Don Eagle drew Mr America Gene Stanlee in 33:33 when the 11 PM curfew expired
Ella Waldek beat Nell Stewart 2-0, 1st fall by dq
1 Stewart was dq'ed in 11:56
2 Waldek pinned Stewart in 11:46
Jack Dillon & Laverne Baxter beat Francois Miquet & Jim Lewis 2/3
1 Dillon & Baxter won in 15:05
2 Miquet & Lewis won in 13:31
3 Dillon & Baxter won in 9:40
Referee George Lengel
Att: "The largest crowd in the history of professional wrestling here filled every nook and
cranny of the Rose and Walnut arena with several hundred persons reported turned away
because of lack of standing room"



Research by Jim Zordani
Reading Wrestling Results - 1950
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