Wrestling and Texas Stadium

The Baltimore Sun

All the hoopla surrounding the Dallas Cowboys' final game at Texas Stadium got me thinking about pro wrestling's significant place in the stadium's history. One of the biggest events of the wrestling territories era - World Class Championship Wrestling's David Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions - was held there May 6, 1984. In the main event, Kerry Von Erich defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA world heavyweight title before a crowd of more than 30,000 (some sources list the attendance as more than 40,000).

( For more, go to baltimoresun.com/ringposts)

Copyright © 2019, The Baltimore Sun, a Baltimore Sun Media Group publication | Place an Ad
61°