“Classy” Freddie Blassie (Frederick Kenneth Blassie) was born on this day in 1918.  He was one of the top Wrestling heels and managers of all time.  When he was a kid the future Professor loved to watch him swagger and use his cane against the hapless opponents of his charges.

Mr. Blassie died on June 2, 2003.

Classy Freddie Blassie. Image: Tumblr

Mr. Blassie was not shy about commenting on the locals