Stan Kowalski

Title History

  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Tiny Mills defeating Verne Gagne & Leo Nomellini (August 8, 1960);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Tiny Mills defeating Larry Hennig & Duke Hoffman (February 13, 1962);
  • MWCW (Ohio/Indiana) Tag Team titles w/Chico Garcia (aka Curtis Iaukea) (Late 1967);

Career Highlights

  • Stan Kowalski served in the Navy during World War II…
  • Stan Kowalski played with Verne Gagne and Leo Nomellini on the University of Minnesota football team..
  • Stan Kowalski formed a vicious heel tag team with Tiny Mills known as “Murder Incorporated”..
  • August 8, 1960: Murder Inc. defeated Verne Gagne & Leo Nomellini to capture the AWA World Tag Team titles in Minneapolis..
  • February 13, 1962: Stan Kowalski & Bob Geigel defeated Larry Hennig & Duke Hoffman to win the AWA World Tag Team titles..
  • Late 1967: “Crusher” Kowalski & Chico Garcia win the MWCW Tag Team titles..
  • Crusher Kowalski lost a “Crusher vs Crusher” match to Crusher Lisowski for use of the name “Crusher”..
  • Stan Kowalski then started to use the spelling of the word with a “K” — Krusher Kowalski!!
  • October 20, 2017: Stan Kowalski has passed away at the age of 91.