Gordon Solie (Francis Jonard Labiak)

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Dubbed the Walter Cronkite of pro wrestling by the sport's most dedicated fans, Gordon Solie was one of the most respected commentators wrestling had ever been privy to for almost five decades. Solie first got into the wrestling game in Tampa, Florida in 1950, before moving on to primarily work for the NWA's Georgia & Florida territories. He briefly worked for WCW in the early 1990's, and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 1995. Solie unnofficially retired after that but continued to work for some of the smaller NWA territories' local broadcasts. Read more...