Hacksaw: The Jim Duggan Story

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Triumph Books, Apr 1, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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Offering professional wrestling fans a ringside seat into his adventurous life, WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Jim Duggan recounts for the first time key moments and legendary bouts both inside and outside the ring. Known to millions of enthusiasts as a charismatic patriot with an American flag in his right hand and his signature two-by-four in his left Duggan here reflects on his early life as a student-athlete on the Southern Methodist University football squad. Drafted by the Atlanta Falcons, Duggan shares how an injury-plagued rookie season curtailed his football ambitions and paved the way for a brighter career in professional wrestling. Rising to fame in the Cold War era 1980s, Duggan immediately put himself at odds with anti-American heels and engaged in legendary feuds with some of the most legendary names in the sport, including the Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, and Andre the Giant. In this who s who of top-tier wrestling, Duggan reveals not only the high points of championship bouts but also the low points that occurred far away from the TV cameras and screaming fans, including his fight against kidney cancer during the prime of his career. With each page peppered with Duggan s charming wit, fans will find much to enjoy and discover about the man they once knew only as Hacksaw. "
 

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Contents

Growing
College Days
My Life in Professional Football
My BigBreak 5 Back inGeorgia 6 Birth ofaHacksaw 7 MidSouth 8 Life with Dr Death 9 Love Hits Me Like a
The Sheik and I
Prime Time for aComeback
A Rumbleanda Giant Feud
Titusville
The End of the Road
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Mr Saturday Night 17 Fighting forMy Life 18 A Long Vacation 19 Coming Backto the WWE 20 ADark Day 21 Family Film Stars and Community
Halls of Fame
Epilogue
Photo Gallery
Copyright

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Jim Duggan is a nurseryman, plant collector, and garden designer, who gardens in Southern California and Maui.

Scott Williams served on staff as a key leader and campus pastor at LifeChurch.tv, one of the largest and most innovative churches in America. He is an effective speaker, strategist, ministry consultant, entrepreneur, and popular social media influencer for pastors and ministries around the globe. He is an avid blogger at BigIsTheNewSmall.com. Scott is married, a father of two, and lives in Oklahoma City, OK.

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