Gordon Solie

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Birthday
26, 1929
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Jul 27, 2000 (71)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1929
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Jul 27, 2000 (71)

About

Legendary announcer of Championship Wrestling from Florida was a staple on the telecasts for nearly two decades.

Before Fame

After serving in the Army, he moved to Tampa, Florida to work as a disc jockey and an emcee at weekly wrestling matches.

Trivia

His announcing of CWF matches were first local, and then went national when TBS Superstation picked up the program.

Family Life

He grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Associated With

He was called the Walter Cronkite of wrestling announcers, for both his longevity and influence on the industry.