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Lee was obligigingly disqualified. This was 6 months before Mark debuted at the 1990 Survivor... From NWA Wrestling, May 1990. Lee doesn't know the promoters at Kirkland, Lancaster or Morecambe but he wasn't involved. In Fleetwood there was Iska Khan, Jock Campbell, Fireball Red Naylor and our subject today, Lee Scott. They had no trouble attracting the  big names of the independent circuit and  Angus Campbell, Cowboy Cassidy, The Monster and Chief Thunderbird featured regularly for four or five years. Lee Scott tribute will be added his weekend. } catch(err) {}. No interest in sport at all, except for fishing. Lee Scott was not the name on the birth certificate. No warning, just the abrupt ending of a ten year career. pageTracker._trackPageview(); Lee Scott was not the name on the birth certificate. He attended  Manor Road Infant School, Chaucer Junior School, where a lad called Harry Strickland was in the same year group,  and Baileys Secondary Modern School. Here's a thought. try { It was a grand day out.Then there was the wrestling. Well, George got a job pointing a house, and when he turned up he found the owner was Harry Strickland,  later to become known to Heritage readers as wrestler Jock Cameron. : "http://www. It was a grand day out. See all the wrestlers in this section                 Next Page. Heritage is pleased to remember Lee Scott. And it was on 27th June, 1952, that Heritage friend Gerry Hoggarth wrestled Shirley Crabtree at the Marine Pavilion in what is believed to be Crabtree’s ring debut. He seems in good health and still fishing. Would be great meeting up with Lee again after so many years. Lee Scott was in good company. Just read the tribute to Lee Scott, very interesting and valuable reading. Du kan ændre dine valg når som helst i Dine kontrolfunktioner til beskyttelse af private oplysninger. I don't think so Saxo, but will ask. Lee entered the ring as usual. Dominic saw the potential and suggested he got involved in wrestling. One of my most vivid memories of … I do hope that this Corona Virus will not affect the Reunion! It was a chance meeting with Dominic Pye that was to change everything. If so, it would be interesting to know what was the toughest part of promoting?, I guess venues were easy to come by, was it getting the wrestlers all lined up? All was going well until one night in 1969 at the Cavendish Club, Blackburn. I didn't forget your question SaxonWolf, but didn't get an answer. “He wasn’t happy in his work and longed for the big time and working full time. He only promoted in Fleetwood and Blackpool Pontins. He was a big, bruising heavyweight with an interpration of the rules that was not always to the fans’ liking. Vi og vores partnere opbevarer og/eller har adgang til oplysninger om din enhed via brugen af cookies og lignende teknologier for at vise personligt tilpassede annoncer og personligt tilpasset indhold, til måling af annoncer og indholds effektivitet, til indsigt om målgrupper samt produktudvikling. Just down the tram line were the Pyes, Rex Strong, The Monster Jim Green, Colin McDonald, Johnny Bramhall and others. Memorable opponents included Chief Thunderbird, Wild Angus, Bobo Matu, Jim Moser and world champion boxer Randy Turpin. He made arrangements with the hall, which was local, and went to the printers once a week for the promotional work. But who else if not George Wright (Lee). Copyright is owned by the creators of text and photographs. Wrestlers were contacted by phone. . In Fleetwood there was Iska Khan, Jock Campbell, Fireball Red Naylor and our subject today, Lee Scott. It was that rumbustious style that allowed Pat Roach a win in his professional debut. With army service behind him George returned to Fleetwood to get on with his life. A decade of travelling around the country being booed and jeered had never figured in the plans for the young heavyweight. He only promoted in Fleetwood and Blackpool Pontins. Lee Scott tribute will be added his weekend. We do not accept responsibility for views expressed in the forum, articles by Heritage members, or photographs posted in the Heritage Galleries. Enjoyed that a lot. Content of this site must not be reproduced without the permission of the site owners; theriotsquad@hotmail.com. Harry must have been involved. They took their initials and GHJ International Promotions were formed. The Lee Scott tribute has now launched, with an answer to Phil's GHJ query. Triple Promotions remain a mystery. © Talk Wrestling. Lee was obligigingly disqualified. © wrestlingheritage.co.uk. He seems in good health and still fishing. His knee suddenly gave way. In the early 1960s Lee, Harry Strickland and a wrestler known as Sergeant Johnnie Lawlor joined up to promote wrestling at the Marine Pavilion, Fleetwood and the Pontins Holiday Camp in Blackpool. For George there was no interest in wrestling at that time. George took to the sport like the proverbial duck to water and before the 1950s was out he was appearing on the independent shows of the north. By day Fred worked for the  Imperial Chemical Industries at Thornton Cleveleys, by night he was Fireball Red Naylor, a busy welterweight, and frequent opponent for the likes of Kevin Conneely, Shem Singh, Colin McDonald and Johnny Saint. (in those pre-internet, pre-email, pre-mobile phone days). Lee Scott was selected as the opponent for Pat when he stepped into the ring for the first time at the Aston Playhouse in Birmingham. He did promote so the questions are relevant. I last watched Lee Scott wrestle when I was sixteen and I'm seventy-two now. ", Mike Agusta is another with memories, but more painful ones, ", Lee Scott did some shows for Bob Bannister in Accrington and other places. "https://ssl." document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "google-analytics.com/ga.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); Visits to Wrestling Heritage are recorded by Google Analytics. ", Following a professional debut in Morecambe Lee went on to work for most of the major independent promoters, including Jack Taylor, Dominic Pye, Jack Jefferson, Lew Phillips and Gentleman Jim Lewis. And it was on 27th June, 1952, that Heritage friend Gerry Hoggarth wrestled Shirley Crabtree at the Marine Pavilion in what is believed to be Crabtree’s ring debut. Dominic put George in touch with a Fleetwood professional, Fred Naylor. Yep. I remember watching him in a bout at Lancaster Kingsway Baths in 1963. Please ask Lee if he will think about coming to the Blackpool reunion next year? Lee doesn't know the promoters at Kirkland, Lancaster or Morecambe but he wasn't involved. Thanks Phil. Bricklaying would have to wait. George was a big, strong man, he weighed over 16 stones. It was that rumbustious style that allowed Pat Roach a win in his professional debut. More memorable moments included working for Dominic Pye. Dine kontrolfunktioner til beskyttelse af private oplysninger, Oplysninger om din enhed og internetforbindelse, herunder din IP-adresse, Browsing- og søgeaktivitet ved brug af websites og apps fra Verizon Media. Lee Scott was the promoter here, as well as a Wrestler, have I got that correct? "); He was a WCW ham-and-egger who took a beating every match. Yahoo er en del af Verizon Media. Mean Mark Callous, managed by Paul E Dangerously takes on Lee Scott. Geez, this is a really old question, but WTH...yes, I remember Lee Scott. His opponent was Chief Thunderbird. Here's a name that cropped up in the Fleetwood thread and created some interest. George learned a trade and was taken on at the Fleetwood construction company Brown and Jackson as an apprentice bricklayer. Lee Scott was selected as the opponent for Pat when he stepped into the ring for the first time at the Aston Playhouse in Birmingham. Where has the time gone? Heritage member WilliamR remembers Lee Scott, ", He was a popular heavyweight from Fleetwood. Fishing was a first love, and over sixty years later, it still is. Lee Scott was selected as the opponent for Pat when he stepped into the ring for the first time at the Aston Playhouse in Birmingham. Just down the tram line were the Pyes, Rex Strong, The Monster Jim Green, Colin McDonald, Johnny Bramhall and others.Lee Scott was in good company. Thanks for the GHJ answer. Proudly created with Wix.com. Få mere at vide om, hvordan vi bruger dine oplysninger i vores Fortrolighedspolitik og Cookiepolitik. Fleetwood, a Victorian coastal town in Lancashire, famous for it’s art deco theatre, Fisherman’s Friend lozenges, an almost forgotten fishing industry with an aroma that could permeate the entire town, the trams to Blackpool and one of Britain’s shortest ferry trips across the River Wyre to Knott End. He was a big, bruising heavyweight with an interpration of the rules that was not always to the fans’ liking. var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? I was content with my life as a bricklayer and regular bookings for the opposition.”, Those bookings did come from all around the country, wrestling from Cornwall, to South Wales, Scotland and the Isle of Man. There were plenty of local lads to give the fans what they wanted. By the 1960s it was the independent promoters that held sway at the Marine Pavilion, whilst in nearby Blackpool Dominic Pye was putting on shows three times a week, and Joint were at the Tower every week. Gerry remembered the occasion as the only time his wife, Vera, accompanied him to a bout and on seeing the poster outside made him go inside and check Shirley wasn't a woman wrestler!By the 1960s it was the independent promoters that held sway at the Marine Pavilion, whilst in nearby Blackpool Dominic Pye was putting on shows three times a week, and Joint were at the Tower every week. Remember that lad Harry Strickland? There were plenty of local lads to give the fans what they wanted. Fleetwood was a real hidden pocket of a territory and even had it's own local wrestlers.. Amazing. He was a tough character who when he had you in a Boston Crab, you really felt it. Dominic promoted his shows in the true sense, being driven along Blackpool promenade in Dominic's, cadillac publicising the forthcoming show, was there riding his horse enticing the passers by, and mini skirted girls would hand out fliers. Du kan også vælge 'Administrer indstillinger', hvis du vil have mere at vide og for at administrere dine valg. From 1939 until 1960 all eighteen year old males were conscripted for national service. He had no desire to wrestle full time for Joint Promotions, though the prospect was briefly considered when Harry went to work for Joint Promotions.

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