Brushes with Greatness

With then-WWE World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan in February 1987.

From NWA Florida Back to Tradition at the legendary Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, FL, August 15, 2000

Meeting the Bushwhackers, Luke and Butch.

Meeting then-NWA Georgia Tag Team Champions Bad Attitude (Rick Michaels and David Young). They beat Triple XXX (Curtis Thompson and Drake Dawson) for the NWA World Tag Team Titles that night.

Meeting "Y2J" Chris Jericho at a Barnes and Noble in Tampa at a booksigning for his autobiography A Lion's Tale on October 25, 2007, shortly before his return to WWE.

Meeting then-WWE Diva Gail Kim at Florida Championship Wrestling, FCW Arena, Tampa, FL, October 15, 2009.

From Shine I, The Orpheum, Ybor City, FL, July 20, 2012.

Meeting Christina Von Eerie

Meeting Jay Lethal (he was a guest.)

Daffney Unger

From CHIKARA Just Shadows in the Fog, The Orpheum, Ybor City, FL, March 8, 2013.

Meeting then-CHIKARA Grand Champion "The Last of a Dying Breed" Eddie Kingston. (An employee of Smart Mark Video is in the background.)

With F.I.S.T. (L-R: "The Whole Shebang" Johnny Gargano, Sugar Dunkerton and "The Winged Ring Warrior" Icarus.)

I submitted this picture to Gargano's site, and it can now be seen here.

With Green Ant (who has since renamed himself Silver Ant)

From the CWF FanFest 2015 held at the Maureen & Douglas Cohn Jewish Community Center Campus North (the old Fort W. Homer Hesterly Armory houses the new Bryan Glazer Family JCC, which will include a Wall of Fame honoring the legacy of Championship Wrestling from Florida), Tampa, FL, June 11, 2015.

With "The Iceman" Dean Malenko

With Jerry Brisco and B. Brian Blair

With Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat

With Steve Keirn of the Fabulous Ones. That's Al Perez on the right.

With "Leaping" Lanny Poffo

With Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr.

With "The Mouth of the South" Jimmy Hart and WCW ring announcer Dave Penzer

With Jonard Solie, son of the late, great Gordon Solie

With "The Manager of Champions" Bill Alfonso

With Norman Smiley

From Wrestling Returns to the Armory, Bryan Glazer Family JCC, Tampa, FL, September 26, 2017.

With Bushwhacker Luke. That's Fred Ottman in the background.

With Fred "Tugboat"/"Typhoon"/"The Shockmaster" Ottman

With Steve Keirn

With Jerry Brisco

With Buddy Colt

With Joe Malenko (the promoter)