Les Thatcher: The One Bad Decision I Made while with JCP

Les Thatcher post

Mike Johnson of pwinsider.com has done an amazing interview with Les Thatcher, a legitimate wrestling Hall of Famer. This interview encompasses Les’ many years with the National Wrestling Alliance and specifically his time with Jim Crockett Promotions. Les worked with Jim Crockett Promotions beginning in 1963 as a wrestler for the great Jim Sr. himself and eventually also worked in …

The Crocketts & Charlotte Knights

Baseball - Charlotte Knights Stadium

The Crockett Foundation has been around for over 20 years. It all started with Jim and Elizabeth Crockett wanting to expand the impact they could make on people suffering from mental health issues. Crockett Park became one of the most important venues in this quest. Lib Crockett would hold annual bar-b-ques there and the baseball team and fans always showed …

Jim Crockett, Sr.

Jim Crockett Sr.

Jim Crockett, Sr. was born to very poor parents in rural Virginia. His mother died at a young age and his father traveled to support his young sons. Life wasn’t easy for Jim but he always knew there was something bigger in store for him. As a youth, he became a fan of pro wrestling, which had thrived during the …

Autographed Baseballs

Autographed Baseballs

The Crockett Family saw hundreds of baseball players, managers and coaches come through the doors of Crockett Park but they weren’t there just to lay a game. Many of those team members became extended members of the Crockett Family. The family helped plan weddings for them at a local park, babysat their children and had cookouts after Sunday games so …