• 07/25/2013 (11:30:49 pm)
  • Bob Mulrenin

The Gateway Grizzlies celebrate Wrestling Legends at GCS Ballpark on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 - featuring full ring wrestling, an epic meet and greet, and the one and only Jarry "The King" Lawler. This will be a weekend to remember for every wrestling fan as America's past time meets highflying, summer-slam action.

On Friday, August 9, Jerry "The King" Lawler will throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Grizzlies' series finale against the Rockford Aviators at 7:05 PM. Joining the "The King" will be the sport's all-time greats - Harley Race, Baron Von Raschke, Ken Patera, The Rock's father - Rocky Johnson, and legend voice Larry Matysik. All the heroes will be available for autographs and meeting during/after the game in the GCS Ballpark VIP party suites.

Saturday, August 10 will showcase a SICW Wrestling Explosion under the stars at picturesque GCS Ballpark. Race, Raschke, Patera and Rocky will all be ringside to witness a "win-or-be-shaved" buzz match featuring Dave Vaughn versus Chas Wesson.

Also on the card, Ironman Ken Kasa defends the Classic Wrestling title against Ron Powers. Following will be the first ever Grizzlies Grand Masters Tournament sends Ricky Cruz, The Big Texan, Gary Jackson and Flash Flanagan into a tag-team battle.

Special ticket packages are available to meet the legends in the VIP suite Friday AND sit ringside on Saturday. Limited seating for Friday's VIP experience is expected. Tickets are available stand-alone for either day.

Call 618.337.3000 or go online to www.gatewaygrizzlies.com for purchase or more information!


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