RIP, George ‘The Animal’ Steele

Discussion in 'Jack's Place' started by PunkKitty, Feb 17, 2017.

    Feb 17, 2017
  1. PunkKitty Uppity bitchy old cat

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  3. BlockInlay Stay on target.

    What? Wasn't he about 79 back when he was eating turnbuckles in the 80's?


    RIP
     
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  5. Devil is Dill Doubleplusgood

    I honestly thought he was already dead.
     
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  7. sonik Motor City Madman

    This. I'm impressed the dude made it that long.
     
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  9. LeftyTom Prairie Chicken Bar & Resort, Ft Thompson SD

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  11. Chad bedroom widdler

    Bummer. He was one of my favorites.
     
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  13. bsman b00b

    He was great in "Ed Wood". I also recall seeing him during the mid-70s, when on Saturday mornings we used to watch wrestling in the lounge of my dorm floor in Sellery Hall at UW, and then a few years later watching with my young son.
     
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  15. gtrjunior Wannabe

    I didn't realize he was that old
    Rip
     
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  17. frunobulax as i was saying...

    I saw George wrestle a lot. Always one of my favorites.

    RIP
     
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  19. Grant Gross Kick Henry Jackassowski

    RIP to the guy with the hairiest back in wrestling.
     
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  21. smorgdonkey Kick Henry Jackassowski

    He loved Miss Elizabeth.
     
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  23. Lerxst spaghetti and blankets

    Back in the 80s a friend's parents won a dinner in AC w/ him through a radio promo or something. They said he was super nice and actually a pretty smart fellow & had some great conversation over dinner.
     
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  25. gtrjunior Wannabe

    Who didn't? She was a complete fox.
     
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  27. gtrjunior Wannabe

    Wasn't he a school teacher?
     
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  29. Wyatt Canadian

    He was once a high school teacher and had a Masters from Central Michigan.

    Seems to have been a pretty impressive man behind the character.
     
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  31. LeftyTom Prairie Chicken Bar & Resort, Ft Thompson SD

    Reaper 2017 needs to take a hiatus.
     
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  33. Chicken Man Kick Henry Jackassowski

    My Feb. Songwriting entry was planned to be a song I wrote in tribute to him for my band's upcoming Michigan-themed album (he lived and taught here). I'll try to get it up this weekend. He's always resonated with me as a fellow educator with a "secret life" in entertainment, though he clearly took it a lot farther than I have.
     
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  35. Theodore Pingüino Rodríguez

    Our cat when I was growing up was named after George TAS
     
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  37. jp_nyc Kick Henry Jackassowski

    I assumed he had been eaten by his own back hair sometime in the 90s.
     
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  39. DFB Vagabond of a Western State

    I worked with a who used to wrestle. He said George was a great guy. Said the same about the Iron Sheik.
     

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