Charting The Territories

by Al Getz

A monthly look at wrestling's territorial era with a unique statistical bent, hosted by Al Getz and Jon Boucher 

Podcast episodes

  • E39 - Charting the Territories Jul '22: Save a Horse (Indict a Cowboy)

    E39 - Charting the Territories Jul '22: Save a Horse (Indict a Cowboy)

    This month Al Getz and Jon Boucher look at the 3rd quarter of 1966 in the McGuirk OK/LA territory. We cover the little-known story of Cowboy Bob Ellis' involvement in a horse-racing scandal that led to a federal indictment, includ...

    01:36:51
  • E38 - Charting the Territories Jun '22: The Texas Three

    E38 - Charting the Territories Jun '22: The Texas Three

    Al Getz and Jon Boucher look at the 2nd quarter of 1978 in LeRoy McGuirk's Oklahoma/Louisiana territory. The top wrestlers, the big feuds, plus a look at three newcomers all of whom had strong ties to Texas wrestling. They also lo...

    01:27:26
  • E37 - Charting the Territories May '22: Young Frank and Get The "L" Out

    E37 - Charting the Territories May '22: Young Frank and Get The "L" Out

    Al Getz and Jon Boucher look at the 2nd quarter of 1974 in Leroy McGuirk's wrestling territory. They discuss the early life of Frank Goodish (Bruiser Brody) and reveal some information about the life of Bulldog Drummer (aka Count ...

    01:51:34
  • E36 - Charting the Territories Apr '22: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Battleship Johnson?

    E36 - Charting the Territories Apr '22: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Battleship Johnson?

    Al Getz and Jon Boucher look at the 2nd quarter of 1966 in the Oklahoma/Louisiana wrestling territory. Danny Hodge, the Assassins, plus newcomers including Krusher Kowalski, Tor Kamata, and a man for whom little is known about, Ba...

    01:48:23
  • E35 - Stats 101: The SPOTted Amarillo

    E35 - Stats 101: The SPOTted Amarillo

    The latest episode of Stats 101 features Al Getz looks at the Amarillo territory in the first half of the 1970s and discusses a new application of the SPOT Rating, the statistic which measures a wrestlers' average position on hous...

    18:49