National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Inductee: Warren Bockwinkel

Warren Bockwinkel competed in the NWA and North American regional promotions during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. One of the earliest wrestlers to appear on television, he teamed with many of the top wrestlers of the day including Ray Villmer, Killer Kowalski and Classy Freddie Blassie. He was involved in many high profile feuds including Ernie Dusek, Paul Boesch, Sandor Szabo and George Zaharias. Warren Bockwinkel died in St. Louis, Missouri on March 25, 1986.