1971 Hockey Inductees
For us, the 1971 is a little bit controversial. Despite the very warranted induction of the legendary goalie, Terry Sawchuk, the group featured a man whose entry was delayed (we believe) due to character issues (Busher Jackson), a man who had one very good season due to taking advantage of a rule change (Cooney Weiland) and a player who may not belong at all (Gordon Roberts). If we bring back our made up acronym, the “IPW” (Induction per Worthiness), it wouldn’t be a high one despite Sawchuk’s appearance.
Dory Funk Sr.
Although both of his sons (Dory Jr. & Terry) far eclipsed his in ring accomplishments, Dory Funk Sr. was a decent wrestler in his own right. Dory became a very effective promoter in the Amarillo area and made that region a hotbed for Texas wrestling. His sons are already in the WWE Hall of Fame, and Dory Sr. would not…Add new comment