1/5/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Golden Terror Bob Weatherly beat Adrian Baillargeon in 16:49
Big Ben Morgan & Bob Bibber McCoy beat Roland Meeker & Don Leo Jonathan 2/3
1 Morgan & McCoy won in 22:18
2 Meeker & Jonathan won in 8:47
3 Morgan & McCoy won in 13:14
Dick Steinborn beat Mike Clancy via pin in 24:41
Referee Willie Clark
Att: "small turnout"

1/12/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Golden Terror Bob Weatherly beat French Angel Maurice Tillet dq in 9:52 when Tillet refused
to release a strangle hold
Adrian Baillargeon drew Bob Bibber McCoy 30:00
Dick Steinborn beat Gerry Woods
Kit Fox beat Ike Eakins in 23:06
Referee George Lengel
Att: "fair sized turnout"

1/19/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Antonino Rocca drew Mr America Gene Stanlee in 21:36 when the 11 PM curfew expired
Golden Terror Bob Weatherly beat Roland Meeker via pin in 21:56 after a back drop
Aldo Bogni beat Kola Kwariani in 22:10
Dick Steinborn drew Jim Austeri
Referee George Lengel
Att: "SRO"

1/26/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Primo Carnera & Bob Bibber McCoy (sub Golden Terror Bob Weatherly) beat Mr America
Gene Stanlee & Adrian Baillargeon 2/3
1 McCoy pinned Stanlee in 13:51 after a back drop
2 Stanlee beat McCoy in 13:00
3 McCoy beat Baillargeon in 8:12
Bob Bibber McCoy drew Roland Meeker 30:00
Ace Freeman beat Jim Austeri dq
Referee George Lengel
Att: "fair sized turnout"

2/2/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Primo Carnera vs Adrian Baillargeon
Golden Terror Bob Weatherly vs Roland Meeker
Ilio DiPaulo vs Aldo Bogni 30:00
Charro Azteca vs Great Jarque 30:00
Note: Results clipping is printed backwards. Could only tell Ike Eakins was also on the card.

2/9/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Golden Terror Bob Weatherly beat Primo Carnera in 15:34
Dick Steinborn beat Jim Austeri by judge's decision in 30:00
Ilio DiPaulo beat Pedro Godoy (sub Ike Eakins) in 15:53
Don Prata beat Ace Freeman in 21:24
Referee George Lengel
Notes: No card next week. Next card February 23, 1952.

2/23/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Ilio DiPaulo vs Les Ruffin
Mr America Gene Stanlee & Steve Stanlee beat Man Mountain Dean Jr & Zebra Kid
Jim Austeri vs Roland Meeker
Note: Lineup from the February 19, 1852 edition of the Reading Eagle. All editions of the
Reading Eagle from February 21 to February 29 are missing. Tag match result from March 1,
1952 edition of the Reading Eagle.

3/1/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Ilio DiPaulo vs Mr America Gene Stanlee
Steve Stanlee vs Man Mountain Dean Jr
Johnny Baby Face Barend vs Aldo Bogni
Dick Steinborn vs Johnny Heidman
Note: Card canceled due to snow.

3/8/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Antonino Rocca beat Adrian Baillargeon 2-0
1 Rocca beat Baillargeon by submission with a backbreaker in 23:51
2 Rocca pinned Ballargeon in 3:09 after a series of drop kicks
Roland Meeker beat Big Ben Morgan dq in 26:21
Ilio DiPaulo beat Don Jordan in 12:11
Sandor Kovacs beat Tiger Joe Marsh with a "reverse half nelson"
Referee George Lengel
Att: "good sized turnout"

3/15/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Sandor Kovacs beat Mr America Gene Stanlee 2/3
1 Kovacs beat Stanlee in 14:27 with a "reverse half nelson"
2 Stanlee pinned Kovacs in 7:23 after a series of body slams
3 Kovacs pinned Stanlee in 4:27 after a body slam
Roland Meeker beat Ilio DiPaulo with an "alligator clutch hold" in 18:55
Jungle Boy beat Aldo Bogni via pin in 8:34
Ace Freeman drew Jim Austeri 30:00
Referee Dave Benner
Att: "Only a small turnout"

3/22/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Referee George Lengel
Jungle Boy beat Sandor Kovacs 2/3
1 Kovacs beat Jungle Boy in 13:07 with a "reverse half nelson"
2 Jungle Boy pinned Kovacs in 8:29 after a body slam
3 Jungle Boy pinned Kovacs in 2:08
Lou Darling beat Pee Wee James via pin after an airplane spin
Roland Meeker beat Aldo Bogni dq in 21:31
Jim Austeri drew Pedro Godoy 30:00
Att: "an improvement over the past few weeks"

3/29/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Sandor Kovacs beat Jungle Boy on a 3rd fall COR
1 Jungle Boy pinned Kovacs in 35 seconds
2 Kovacs beat Jungle Boy in 10:33 with a "reverse half nelson"
3 Jungle Boy was counted out of the ring in 15:19
Adrian Baillargeon beat Joe Gagliano in 13:32
Natie Brown beat Sailor Bob Ricker via pin in 20:49
Johnny Heidman drew Fritz Siegfried 30:00
Referee George Lengel
Att: "small sized audience"
Note: Next card April 19, 1952.

4/19/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Antonino Rocca beat Steve Stanlee 2-0
1 Rocca pinned Stanlee in 13:25 after a back drop
2 Rocca pinned Stanlee in 9:27
Sandor Kovacs beat Natie Brown in 14:38 with a "reverse half nelson"
Ivan Rasputin beat Joe Ludlow in 8:28 with a bear hug
Ilio DiPaulo drew Kenny Ackles 30:00
Att: "only a fair sized turnout"
Note: Final card of indoor season.

9/20/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Antonino Rocca vs Ray Thunder (Stern?)
Mr America Gene Stanlee & Steve Stanlee vs Zebra Kid & Man Mountain Dean Jr 2/3
Lu Kim beat Jack Dillon in a little more than five minutes
Att: "large crowd"
Notes: First Card of the season. The September 21, 1952 edition of the Reading Eagle is not
available in the google news archives. The one results listed and the attendance descriptipn
came from the September 27, 1952 edition of the Reading Eagle.

9/27/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Golden Terror Bob Weatherly beat Adrian Baillargeon via pin in 16:26
Two Ton Tony Galento beat Lord Wellington Spears in 12:10
Lu Kim beat Aldo Bogni in 6:00
Roland Meeker drew Man Mountain Dean Jr 30:00
Referee Dave Benner

10/4/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Referee George Lengel
Mr America Gene Stanlee ddq Lu Kim in 12:34
Clint Cody beat Lord Wellington Spears dq in 7:27
Roland Meeker beat Golden Terror Bob Weatherly via pin in 13:37
Great Jarque drew Man Mountain Dean Jr 30:00
Att: "fair sized turnout"

10/11/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Mr America Gene Stanlee vs Lu Kim
Roland Meeker & Ilio DiPaolo vs George Schnabel & Jack Dillon 2/3
Great Jarque vs Lord Wellington Spears 30:00
Clarence Rothermel vs Kenneth Quire
Note: Could not find results in the October 12, 1952 edition of the Reading Eagle.

10/18/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Captain Ralph "Ruffy" Silverstein beat Roland Meeker in 16:13
Man Mountain Dean Jr & Jack Dillon beat Arnold Skaaland & Billy Hiers on a 3rd fall dq
1 Skaaland & Hiers were dq'ed in 14:03
2 Dean Jr & Dillon were dq'ed in 10:32
3 Skaaland & Hiers were dq'ed in 13:24
Clint Cody beat Lord Wellington Spears dq in 25:25
Referee George Lengel
Att: "fair sized turnout"

10/25/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Tony Martinelli beat Steve Stanlee
Pee Wee James & Tiny Rowe beat Pancho The Bull & George The Great Shultz 2/3
1 Bull & Shultz won in 5:03
2 James & Rowe won in 7:33
3 Rowe pinned Bull in 11:46 after "14 straight drop kicks"
Ray Thunder drew Ilio DiPaulo 30:00
Jim austeri beat Ted Marshall with a backbreaker
Referee Dave Benner
Att: "good sized turnout"

11/1/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Mr America Gene Stanlee beat Tony Martinelli via pin in 21:12
Danny Bulldog Plechas beat Ray Thunder with a leg lock in 18:55
Lu Kim beat Ilio DiPaulo
Roland Meeker beat Jim Austeri via pin in 18:36 after a body slam
Clarence Rothermel beat Kenny Quire via pin in 20:56
Referee George Lengel

11/8/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Referee George Lengel
Roland Meeker beat Danny Bulldog Plechas dq in 18:51 when Plechas would not release a
strangle hold
Ace Freeman (sub Mike Ryan) beat Pedro Escobar in 23:12
Johnny Bell & Aldo Bogni beat Bill Hiers & John Swinek on a 3rd fall dq
1 Bell & Bogni were dq'ed in 20:03
2 Bogni pinned Hiers in 5:05
3 Hiers & Swinek were dq'ed in 7:38

11/15/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Mr America Gene Stanlee drew Danny Bulldog Plechas in 28:23 when the 11 PM curfew
expired
Johnny Heidman & Jean Couture beat Bill Hiers & George Babich on a 3rd fall dq
1 Heidman pinned Babich in 25:21
2 Babich pinned Couture in 43 seconds after a flying mare
3 Hiers & Babich were dq'ed in 8:21
Pedro Escobar beat Jack Dillon with a leg lock in 26:10
Referee Al Getson

11/22/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Jim Londos beat Danny Bulldog Plechas dq in 15:11 when Plechas refused to release a
strangle hold
Antonino Rocca beat Lenny Montana with a backbreaker in 25:19
Lord Leslie Carlton beat Ilio DiPaulo via pin in 24:53
Two Ton Tony Galento beat Jack Dillon via pin in 18:46
Referee George Lengel
Att: "capacity crowd, a good portion of which was made up by the fair sex"

12/13/52 Reading, PA @ Armory
Al Smith & John Smith beat Roland Meeker & Chief Suni War Cloud 2/3
1 Smiths won in 18:35
2 Meeker & War Cloud won in 3:29
3 Smiths won in 9:27
Antonino Rocca beat Golden Terror via pin in 18:57
Dick Steinborn beat Jean Coutre via pin in 25:07 after a drop kick
Referee George Lengel
Att: "near capacity crowd"


Research by Jim Zordani
Reading Wrestling Results - 1952
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