Between the Sheets #199 (May 8-14, 1989) (Featuring Beau James)

Kris & David are joined by Beau James (@kingofkingsport) to discuss the week that was May 8-14, 1989. We talk about Terry Funk debuting at Center Stage in Atlanta and wreaking havoc on the NWA, and we also look about the scheduling issues afflicting the Saturday night TBS show, including how Ted Turner made the call to fix them himself. We also discuss two newcomers to Stampede who left immediately, the Midnight Express working indie shows, Randy Hales debuting as a manager in Continental, Nightmare Freddy and Action Jackson’s Baby Sis debuting in Memphis, the Grappler unmasking in Portland, and Roddy Piper returning to the WWF. All that and much more on a very fun episode of BTS.

Timestamps:
0:00:00 NWA/WCW
1:24:31 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, UWF, AJW, JWP, Stampede, EMLL, UWA, & WWC
1:59:23 Classic Commercial Break
2:02:16 Housekeeping/The Amazon Game
2:41:57 Other USA: Greg Price, ACW, SCW, IWA, PWF, CWF, CWA, WCCW, & Portland
4:25:07 WWF

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Author: Scott Criscuolo

Scott Criscuolo is a co-founder of the Place to Be, co-host of the Place to Be Podcast, and was in the radio business for 10 years. He loves all things pop culture, and someday he will be the ghost writer for Triple H's autobiography. Send Scott an email