WWE Superstar and former member of the Shield
Eldon Haugen (from West Fargo, ND) wrote: I saw your information on Moose Evans and thought I should relay this information to you. Moose Evans was a favorite wrestler of mine growing up here in North Dakota. I was a kid going on 13 back in 1964 and I remember him being billed out of Albany, NY @6′ 8″ 327 lbs. I still have the old Wrestling Revue with his story intact. He disappeared from the scene maybe later in ’64 or ’65. But being a faithful subscriber to Wrestling Revue magazine, I noticed that he had reappeared in some of the ring results in the back of various ’67 issues on Sam Muchnick’s cards in St. Louis; losing on a few different occasions to Fritz Von Erich. Now, I was trying to keep tabs on these guys as a kid and so I wrote many letters to Tom Burke, the infamous Ring Wrestling correspondent and asked about various wrestlers. Tom told me he had heard that Evans had quit and was rumored to have gone into the insurance business either in St. Louis or the Missouri area. For what it’s worth, I just thought I’d pass that on to you. And also I do think that Tom thought Moose’s real name was John Evans. After all, why would anyone change such a common name like Evans into something different? Thank you.
Anonymous wrote (June 2010): I learned today that one of my customers is the former Moose Evans. He prefers to keep his past a secret, but I wanted you to know he is alive and well, 73 years old.