The Cowboy and the Cross : the Bill Watts Story: Rebellion, Wrestling, and Redemption. (eBook, 2005) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The Cowboy and the Cross : the Bill Watts Story: Rebellion, Wrestling, and Redemption.

Author: Watts, Bill.; Scott Williams
Publisher: ECW Press 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Cowboy and the Cross, Bill Watts takes us from his stormy upbringing and his tumultuous years at the University of Oklahoma, to his days in the wrestling business, sparing nothing in his details about football coaching legend Bud Wilkinson, ugly encounters with some of the top names in wrestling in the 1960s, and frightening stories about skirting tragedy and the law in violent altercations. Watts talks about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Watts, Bill.; Scott Williams
ISBN: 1281942537 9781281942531
OCLC Number: 815753497
Description: 1 online resource (330 pages)

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In The Cowboy and the Cross, Bill Watts takes us from his stormy upbringing and his tumultuous years at the University of Oklahoma, to his days in the wrestling business, sparing nothing in his details about football coaching legend Bud Wilkinson, ugly encounters with some of the top names in wrestling in the 1960s, and frightening stories about skirting tragedy and the law in violent altercations. Watts talks about all the top stars of his legendary Mid-South Wrestling promotion. He explores the oil crunch that killed his company and the problems that killed his marriage. His personal tribulations coincided with his reawakened spirituality, and Watts gives readers a lot to think about as he narrates the story of the profound change God made in his life. Wrestling Observer newsletter editor Dave Meltzer calls this book a "must-read" for anyone in the wrestling business.
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A legend tells his tales

by Ouspy (WorldCat user published 2019-02-24) Excellent Permalink

I was Google searching a name from my wrestling past, George Goodner, and stumbled across this gold mine of great stories from the legendary, "Cowboy" Bill Watts!! My father went to school near the same time these men did and told me stories about them and I later in life met Mr. Watts in OKC while...
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