It's Good to be Back Home Again...
had been 16 years since I had watched wrestling in the Spartanburg
Memorial Auditorium. It had been 14 years since an NWA card was held there
at all. And it was 27 years ago that I saw my first live wrestling event
in the basement of this wonderful old building. >>
friend Jonathan Pitts, the Assistant Manager of the Spartanburg Memorial
Auditorium, holding a photo (circa 1950s) of the basement arena sold out
for Mid-Atlantic Wrestling.
NOT DOWN FOR THE COUNT
Spartanburg Auditorium as it looks today, Spartanburg, SC
this 26 years ago, except with a lot of smoke.
The lower level entrance, where wrestling was held nearly every Saturday
night for decades. (R) Ring and seating inside the auditorium
basement, the familiar columns supporting the grand ballroom above. MORE
Clipping provided by Carroll Hall