Tagged: Howard Finkel

MSG is to Howard Finkel as the Boston Garden is to Mel Phillips and “Ring Announcer X”

Madison Square Garden had the great Howard Finkel as ring announcer for most, if not all, of the house shows in New York City in the 1980s.

And the Boston Garden got … well, no one quite at the Fink’s level.

Two men primarily took ring announcing duties at the Garden in the 1980s. One of them was, I hate to say it Continue reading


Remembering a house show Piper’s Pit with Salvatore Bellomo

Does anyone remember the live Piper’s Pits that occasionally were held during house shows in the 1980s?

One of my favorites that ended up on TV on WWF Prime Time Wrestling Continue reading