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 - Yukon Eric Wins Over Reggie Lisowski at East...
Yukon Eric Wins Over Reggie Lisowski at East Main Arena Yukon Eric, the strong man from Alaska, defeated Reggie Lisowski, Lisowski, champion weight lifter from Wisconsin, in the main event at the local wrestling arena last night, after the "body beautiful" beautiful" decided he had taken enough punishment from his 275 pound opponent. Lisowski soon learned that lifting lifting 275 poui.ds is a little different when it's in the form of human wrestling dynamjte. He found this to be the case last night when, after 10 minutes and 10 seconds of futile effort, he lost the first fall to Eric on a body press. Lisowski then decided to take advantage of the brief rest period between falls and unleashed a ruthless attack on the unexpecting giant from the rear. However, once Yukon steadied himself he chased Reggie across and out of the ring. Order was soon restored and the match was continued. This unsportsmanlike action only served to stir up the big boy's tern per and, after five minutes and 16 seconds of battling, Lisowski con ceded the match to Eric. Walter Palmer, 212 pounds from Des Plaines, won over Sky Hi Lee, 290 pounds from El Paso, Tex., in the semi-windup, a two out of three 45 minute time limit match Hi Lee took the first fall with a knee drop and body press in 13 minutes and the* popular Palmer came back to win the second fall with a spinning toe hold minutes. Palmer then took the third and deciding fall on a disqualification. disqualification. The first match of the evening, . which was a one fall 30 minutes affair, saw Rudy Kay, 225 pounds from Chicago, and Stan Halleck, 216 from Canada, battle to a draw. Next week's main event will see two of the best mat men of the business get together when Hans Schmidt, the Munich terror, tangles tangles with popular Ronnie Etchison. Whitie Whittler and Benito Gardini Gardini will meet in the semi-windup and Zak Malkov and Al Rossi square off in the opener. Eddie Joost Can Be Had in Tradet Price Is High PHILADELPHIA m — Eddie Joost of the Philadelphia Athletics can be had in a trade, but the price isn't cheap. If some team would offer a couple couple of youngsters with promise, they ,could have the 37-year-old Joost, possible pennant insurance for either club. Both the New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians have professed professed interest in Joost. General manager Arthur Ehlers and his field director, Jimmy Dykes, believe Eddie is the finest shortstop in the American League. Why then is he being considered in six|f or< trade? The answer is that

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  1. Galesburg Register-Mail,
  2. 03 Jun 1953, Wed,
  3. Page 22

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