- Speedy Hatfield was the father of Don & Bobby Fields and the late Lee Fields, who owned the Gulf Coast territory from 1959 to 1977..
- Speedy Hatfield was one of the best referees to ever climb through the ropes..
- Speedy Hatfield attended the Gulf Coast Wrestling Reunion each year in Mobile, Alabama..
- ~~~The most prestigious honor at the ceremony is named the “Speedy Hatfield Man of the Year Award”..
- June 30, 2002: Speedy Hatfield passed away at the age of 93 in a nursing home in Hattiesburg, Mississippi..
- Speedy Hatfield was described by many as one of the “cornerstones” of professional wrestling in the Southeastern area..