Cauliflower Alley Club

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Cauliflower Alley Club
CAC logo.jpg
CAC logo
Formation 1965
Type Professional wrestling
Location Rolla, Missouri, United States
President
Brian Blair
Key people
Executive Board of Directors:
Brian Blair, President
Karl Lauer, Executive Vice President
Tom Drake
Dean Silverstone
Morgan Dollar
Bishop Jason Sanderson
Bob Leonard
Staff Board of Directors:
Dick Beyer
Jason Deadrich
Scott Hosey
Bob Kelly (wrestler)
Charlie Smith (referee)
Brian Blair
David Buckler
Eric Chmiel
Gloria Lovell
Website http://www.caulifloweralleyclub.org/

The Cauliflower Alley Club is a non-profit fraternal organization, which includes a newsletter and website, comprising both retired and active professional wrestlers and boxers in North America.

Established in 1965 by Mike Mazurki and Art Abrams, the organization hosts an annual reunion dinner which has traditionally been attended by celebrities and other professional athletes. Several historical Hollywood locations have been home to the reunion banquets such as the Masquer's Club, the, the Roosevelt Hotel and the Old Spaghetti Factory as well as The Riviera and the RMS Queen Mary.

The 2014 CAC Reunion is scheduled for June 2-4, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. It will be hosted by the Gold Coast Casino and Hotel.

Awards[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

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2012[edit]

2011[edit]

2010[edit]

2009[edit]

Note that Bill Bowman and Princess Jasmine were honored in absentia due to severe health issues

2008[edit]

2007[edit]

Other honorees included J.J. Dillon, Tito Carreon, Duke Myers, Bob Leonard, Cowboy Bob Kelly and Laura Martinez.

2006[edit]

Other honorees included Killer Tim Brooks, Scott Casey, Mil Máscaras, Pepper Martin and Bill White.

2005[edit]

Other honorees included Ernie Ladd, Kenny Jay, Danielle Colley, Paul Christy & Miss Bunny Love and Sir Oliver Humperdink.

2004[edit]

Other honorees included Bill Melby, Billy Darnell, Sandy Parker, "Playboy" Buddy Rose, Ed Wiskoski, Margaret Garcia, George Steele, Baron Von Raschke, Ann Casey, Percival Friend, Moondog Ed Moretti, Paul Jones, Lester Welch, Charlie Smith and Omar Atlas.

2003[edit]

Other honorees included Verne Bottoms, Bill Moody, Percival Pringle III, Tom Andrews, Buddy Colt, Buddy Roberts, Tito Montez, Bruce Swayze, Moose Morowski and Don Leo Jonathan.

2002[edit]

Other honorees included Ox Baker, B. Brian Blair, Judy Grable, Maria DeLeon, Mr. Wrestling, Jimmy Valiant and Fray Tormenta.

2001[edit]

Other honorees included Rita Cortez, George Scott, Reggie Parks, Norman Fredrick Charles III, Kay Noble, Marie & Ann LaVerne, Pampero Firpo, Bill Watts and Jack Laskin.

2000[edit]

Other honorees included Gene Stanlee, The Crusher, Titi Paris, Ethel Brown, Billy Andersen, Natasha the Hatchet Lady, Beverly Shade, Stan Kowalski, Stan Pulaski and Fritz Von Goering.

1999[edit]

Other honorees included Ken Patera, Jack Donovan and Bob Geigel.

1998[edit]

Other honorees included Danny Hodge, Fred Blassie, Dory Funk, Jr. and Dan Severn

1997[edit]

Other honorees included:

1996[edit]

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1995[edit]

Other honorees included:

1994[edit]

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1993[edit]

Other honorees included Verne Gagne, "Cowboy" Bob Ellis, Kinji Shibuya, Wendi Richter, Barbi Dahl and Peggy Patterson.

1992[edit]

Other honorees included Maurice Vachon, Hard Boiled Haggerty, Rey Urbano, Johnny James, Gene Kiniski, Pepper Gomez, Penny Banner, Debbie Combs, Belle Starr, Donna Christantello and Diamond Lil.

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References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Blassie, Fred and Keith Elliot Greenberg. "Classy" Freddie Blassie: Listen, You Pencil Neck Geeks. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2003. ISBN 0-7434-6316-1
  • Funk, Terry and Scott E. Williams. Terry Funk: The Hardcore Legend. Champaigne, Illinois: Sports Publishing LLC, 2005. ISBN 1-58261-991-3
  • LeBelle, Gene. Gene Lebell's Grappling World: The Encyclopedia of Finishing Holds. Champaigne, Illinois: Sports Publishing LLC, 2005. ISBN 0-9676543-1-9
  • Loeffler, Carl E. and Darlene Tong. Performance Anthology: Source Book of California Performance Art. San Francisco: Last Gasp Press, 1989. ISBN 0-86719-366-2
  • Meltzer, Dave. Tributes II: Remembering the World's Greatest Wrestlers. Champaigne, Illinois: Sports Publishing LLC, 2004. ISBN 1-58261-817-8

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