Professional Wrestling and Football: A Long History in Louisiana Sports


Aug 24, 2019




800 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457

Please join us at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum for a presentation with Loisiana State University of Alexandria professor of history Dr. Christopher Stacey. The lecture will examine the careers of professional wrestler Sylvester "Junkyard Dog" Ritter and foodball star turned professional wrestler Ernie "The Big Cat" Ladd. Dr.Stacey wo;; doscuss the relationship between pro wrestling and professional football in Louisiana and the impacts of these two great athletes to their sports. This event is free and open to the public.