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Me and Paul – Iron Game History – June, 2001

I met Paul Anderson late one night in 1958 in Houston, in a corridor behind the seats of an auditorium where he was appearing on a pro wrestling card. Paul had just finished his match by body-slamming his 6’6″, 280 pound opponent with such force that the slammee’s eyes-as he walked toward me along the corridor just ahead of Paul-were filled with what appeared to be tears of real pain. And then came Paul, moving in that wide-legged, rolling gait his 36” thighs required.