Jerry Lawler Credits Artistic Ability For Wrestling Success

The Miami Herald has a new article online featuring quotes from Jerry Lawler. Below is an excerpt:

“A lot of people may not realize this, but how I got into wrestling and everything that’s happened in my wresting career came about because of my artistic ability,” Lawler said. “The very first time I ever got to do anything connected with wrestling was just on a whim. I drew a bunch of caricatures, cartoons of the wrestlers, and I sent them – without any kind of expectations – to the TV station WHBQ in Memphis that aired the live wrestling show every Saturday morning.

You can read the full article at this link.

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  • @RatedMKD

    Crazy to think how such a fleeting, seemingly minor decision on a young Lawler's part dictated the entire course of the rest of his life. Stories like this always put me in a philosophical mood!