- Emory Hail played baseball growing up and even had a try-out with MLB’s Baltimore Orioles baseball team..
- Jimmy Hart brought Emory Hail to WCW hoping to groom him as the next big man for Hulk Hogan’s main event..
- February 2, 2000 – WCW Thunder: Diamond Dallas Page defeated The Machine (Emory Hale under a mask)..
- Emory Hale has worked in many projects with Jimmy Hart and Hulk Hogan since they left World Championship Wretsling..
- October 2003: Emory Hale was in the ICU of Tampa General Hospital after developing pneumonia stemming from a kidney transplant..
- January 28, 2006: Emory Hale passed away after dealing with kidney problems for years…..
Two Days Before, we Received this email from DreamBlue:
Emory Hale is in the ICU at St Petersburg General and is not expected to survive. Walked in having a hard time breathing, ended up on a ventilator, never got better. Not sure what the official diagnosis is.