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Publisher: Pitch Publishing (Brighton) Ltd (August 18, 2013)
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As wrestling celebrity ‘Big Daddy’, Shirley Crabtree turned a larger-than-life nationwide icon within the Seventies, no matter if the fights themselves have been a section dodgy. those have been the halcyon days of televised wrestling in Britain, an blameless age whilst males in leotards have been nonetheless allowed out in public – and without doubt there has been no approach the wrestling was once mounted? Touching fifty five while reputation ultimately arrived, the ‘People’s Champion’ was once by no means allowed to be crushed, which angered a few; yet Daddy positioned such a lot bums on seats. on the peak of his reputation, he seemed in comics and on files; his 1981 Wembley contest opposed to substantial Haystacks attracted a television viewers of 18 million. in spite of the fact that, it wasn’t all glittery capes and nationwide anthems: while the lighting fixtures went down, Shirley’s lifestyles was once tinged with tragedy. purely these closest to important Daddy observed him fight on within the ring after a stroke to the age of sixty three.