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  • Professional Wrestling and Football: A Long History in Louisiana Sports

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    Name: Professional Wrestling and Football: A Long History in Louisiana Sports
    Date: August 24, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Please join us at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum for a presentation with Louisiana State University of Alexandria professor of history Dr. Christopher Stacey. The lecture will examine the careers of professional wrestler Sylvester “Junkyard Dog” Ritter and football star turned professional wrestler Ernie “The Big Cat” Ladd. Dr. Stacey will discuss the relationship between pro wrestling and professional football in Louisiana and the impacts of these two great athletes to their sports. Free and open to the public.
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    Location:
    Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum
    800 Front Street
    Natchitoches, LA 71457
    Date/Time Information:
    Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
    Time: 2:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Jennae Biddiscombe
    Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public.
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