The Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame: Heroes & Icons

Paperback | September 26, 2012

bySteven Johnson

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The good guys of professional wrestling take the spotlight in this comprehensive examination of the memorable characters who inspired fans, providing insight into what makes a great hero. Compiled using firsthand interviews with hundreds of wrestlers, managers, promoters, and historians, these entertaining profiles document wrestling’s golden boys from the 1930s to today. It discusses the roles of wrestling superstars that include Hulk Hogan, Dusty Rhodes, and The Rock as well as lesser-known figures, including Tiger Jeet Singh and Whitey Caldwell. With more than 100 action-packed photos, this engaging and informative book invites both devoted fans and newcomers to the sport to appreciate the rich history of these esteemed performers.

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The good guys of professional wrestling take the spotlight in this comprehensive examination of the memorable characters who inspired fans, providing insight into what makes a great hero. Compiled using firsthand interviews with hundreds of wrestlers, managers, promoters, and historians, these entertaining profiles document wrestling’s...

Steven Johnson is the author of articles on business, politics, and sports in dozens of newspapers and magazines, and the coauthor of Benoit and coauthor of The Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame: The Tag Teams. He lives in Springfield, Virginia. Greg Oliver has been covering professional wrestling for two decades for the SLAM! Sports wrestlin...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:584 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.68 inPublished:September 26, 2012Publisher:ECW PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770410376

ISBN - 13:9781770410374

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"Like its predecessors, the book is a must-have for any wrestling fan. The stunning detail of each entry is amazing." —www.411mania.com