Today’s USC column supplement focuses on the fact USC had a Shaw in the defensive backfield from 1964-69 and has the back story on the photo above.
Do you remember the Shaws without clicking on the link?
- I got lost in Olympic Auditorium nostalgia last night.
Here’s a 1972 photo of the Los Angeles Thunderbirds. Was there a more diverse pro team/sport at the time?
The only thing missing is Ronnie “Psycho” Raines.
Of course, wrestling was the Saturday Night staple.
You had Dick Lane (above), Jimmy Lennon and Johnny “Red Shoes” Duggan as the referee.
And then there were the wrestlers: I remember John Tolos, Victor Rivera and Tony Rocco the most.
How about you?
I covered some fights at the Olympic Auditorium in the mid-1990’s and the main reason was just to rekindle my memories of watching wrestling on TV on Saturdays.