Ted DiBiase visits St. Louis for ‘Wrestling at ‘Wrestling at the Chase’ | A new book that will have you reliving the past and wondering about the future

This past August, The National Wrestling Alliance held two nights of action at The Chase Park Plaza Hotel. Let’s rewind 62 years to the very beginning of Wrestling at the Chase.

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Jennifer & Wendy

The author joins to discuss his new book ” Wrestling At The Chase”

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‘Wrestling at the Chase’ details pro wrestling’s St. Louis heyday

For more than two decades spanning the 1960s and ’70s, “Wrestling at the Chase” regularly drew hundreds to the Chase Park Plaza Hotel. Then, on Saturday evenings, hundreds of thousands more watched the matches on television.

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“In the Know” with Ray Hartmann

Ed Wheatley talks about his new book, “Wrestling at the Chase.”

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PHOTO GALLERY: Run to read combines exercise, learning and baseball history

Saturday’s Run to Read event featured a 5-kilometer run, as well as a mile “story stroll,” both of which ended at the Washington Library. More than 200 people participated, all receiving a book. Walkers got to learn about St. Louis baseball history through signs held up along the route.

After the race, Chesterfield author Ed Wheatley discussed his books on the St. Louis Browns and Cardinals.

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Ted DiBiase visits St. Louis for ‘Wrestling at the Chase’ book launch

To commemorate the book launch, Wheatley will be appearing at the Missouri Athletic Club for a special book signing and live event. Wheatley will be joined by Ted DiBiase, who spent years wrestling in the NWA and its affiliates before joining the WWE and becoming The Million Dollar Man.

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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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