Roger Baker & FAQ

THANKS TO ROGER BAKER for contributions to the MLWP. Many of the Classic photos and the main header images come from Roger's collections from his many years as a fan and then Professional Photog shooting Wrestling & Boxing bouts at MLG and around Ontario. We are fortunate to have his contributions to the articles as he shares his memories from the classic days of Ontario Pro Wrestling. Roger wrote many great stories for the Wrestling mags of the day that featured his photos and time spent with many of the biggest stars ever to appear at Maple Leaf Gardens. Thank you Roger!


THANKS TO GRIFF HENDERSON for contributions to the MLWP.


And Thanks to all of the contributors over the years
 Ed White (aka Johnny Davis/The Spoiler), Gary Will, Michael Cannon, Chris Owens, Mark Eastridge, Jim Painter (aka Big Jim Lancaster), Tim Gerouard (Gerrard), Daren Gleason, Dave O'Halloran, Wes Maidment, Chris Swisher, Mr Thompson, Jerome Mac Donald, Eric Peddle, Chris Drury, Doug McLeer, Pete Jarvis, Rob Elder, Todd Cummer, Greg Oliver, Chris Kovachis and anyone else who has sent me stuff, or helped with articles !

Much of the historical info comes from the newspapers, both original clippings as well as microfilm of The Toronto Star, The Telegram, The Globe, the Oshawa Times, and various microfilm around the province.

Along with Roger who supplies all of the 'real info' and actual eyewitness reports along with the fabulous photos, Gary Will has been a big help and his info which was out years ago laid the groundwork for me to dig into the history of the province.

I took many of the photos from the Mid-Atlantic era and many come from Griff..

Vern May aka Vance Nevada also has been a huge help with his huge database of Canadian wrestling history which he has freely shared over the years.

If you are interested in the history side check out Tim Hornbaker's Legacy of Wrestling site linked on the home page, he has also written two excellently researched books on the NWA -and WWF which are must reads.

It's always good to hear from family of the wrestlers we feature, if you can help add to the story  please contact me.

AC
Ontario 2018

contact me at ac.mlwp@gmail.com


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