Summertime in the 1980s meant one thing for me as a wrestling fan, The Great American Bash. The first incarnation of this legendary event happened 35 years ago this month (July 6, 1985).
I have fond memories reading about these shows and later renting them on VHS from the local video store weeks after they aired on closed-circuit or pay-per-view television. The biggest thing to come out of the GAB is the first-ever War Games match.
The brand is alive and well today with WWE using it over the last couple of weeks on NXT. It makes me happy to relive the nostalgia. But what do you think about the history and the legacy of the Great American Bash?
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Sometimes life gets a little crazy. There was no time for a guest this week and no Stride Pro Wrestling shows to promote or recap, so I went back to the standby of doing an Ask My 1-2-3 Cents episode.
Several listeners shared questions on social media, so I tackle those this week. I also pose a question for you. When Chad and I do another Our 6 Cents episode, what topic would you like us to cover? Weigh in here or send a message via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
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