Sports historian releases new coffee table book ‘Wrestling at the Chase’

Anyone over 40 who grew up in St. Louis remembers “Wrestling at the Chase,” and names like Harley Race, Dick The Bruiser. King Kong Brody, and today’s WWE owe their very existence to what happened in St. Louis.

Award-winning author, film producer, and sports historian, Ed Wheatley spoke about his new book.

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Signing set for ‘Wrestling at the Chase’ book

Ring the bell, save the date.

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Turnbuckle Talk with Ed Wheatley – Emmy Award Winning Film Maker and Author

Ed Wheatley has written many award winning books about the great game of Baseball (St. Louis Browns, St Louis Cardinals) and has produced Emmy Award winning documentaries on PBS about the same. Ed is the author of the book “Wrestling at the Chase”, and we discuss all things Pro Wrestling and Baseball in this landmark interview for Turnbuckle Bros!

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Relive the Golden Age of St. Louis Wrestling with the ‘Wrestling at the Chase’ Book

From the diamond to the ring: That’s the latest move from St. Louis Browns diehard Ed Wheatley.

St. Louis author Ed Wheatley is also a sports historian and a film producer, which makes him uniquely qualified to assemble the definitive book on the history of wrestling in St. Louis.

Wheatley’s upcoming release, Wrestling at the Chase, chronicles the people and places of the local wrestling scene. Vintage photographs, flyers and more illustrate the magic and excitement of the time.

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Ring the Bell: ‘Wrestling at the Chase’ book coming in the fall

From the diamond to the ring: That’s the latest move from St. Louis Browns diehard Ed Wheatley.

The best-known fan of STL’s old American League baseball franchise, Wheatley just shared the news that his new book about “Wrestling at the Chase” will hit the shelves later this year.

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Get Ready For Body Slams And Dropkicks As Wrestling Returns To The Chase

After nearly four decades, athletes will again be bouncing off ropes and crashing into turnbuckles this weekend at the Chase Park Plaza. Professional wrestling is returning, thanks to the leader of an alternative rock band.

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The Carney Show

John Carney interviews Ed Wheatley.

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“In the Know” with Ray Hartmann

Ray Hartmann interviews Ed Wheatley.

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The Annie Frey Show: Mike Ferguson & Ed Wheatley

Mike Ferguson is in for Annie Frey. Ed Wheatley (President at St. Louis Browns Historical Society) talks about his Wrestling at the Chase book and more.

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Jennifer and Wendy Show

The local author, who has kept the St. Louis Browns relevant in town, talks about his new project about what was the premiere STL Saturday night entertainment.

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Great North Wrestling/The Hannibal TV

Herb Simmons & Ed Wheatley discuss the Wrestling at the Chase Book.

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SICW Wrestling Explosion

June 6: Sunday Night Update from the SICW.

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SICW Wrestling Explosion

June 13: Sunday Night Update from the SICW.

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