George 'The Animal' Steele Talks Being Upset With WrestleMania III, Randy Savage, Vince, His Gimmick
What can be done to make the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame be a bigger and better thing for pro wrestling fans: "First of all, I gotta say upfront. We're not competing with the WWE Hall of Fame. We can't afford it. We are a non-profit organization. We are a grass roots organization. But like every other Hall of Fame, including baseball, basketball, boxing, you could go on and on and on. We do have a building. It is a museum. So we have two buildings actually. Four stories now. And we put paraphernalia in there. When the guys come--first of all, most of them just think that's another one of those gimmick things. Once they see it, they're a fan for life. Bruno went into the WWE Hall of Fame this year, recently. The year before he wet into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. And he said now this is the real thing. He understood it. The first time he showed up was before he was inducted, a long time ago, but when he got a look at it, he knew what we were doing, he understood it. So it's just totally a different thing. I don't know if there is a way to make it more popular. I'm not even sure that it should be, to be honest with you. What I like about it is I see old timers come in, they see their pictures and they cry. Now we're not just honoring Hall of Famers. I was one of the founders of this. And it's my take that a wrestler, I don't care how good they are or what name they've got. If a certain guy made them look good. A lot of guys call them jobbers and job men. I call them carpenters because they build the talent. And we respect those people too. We've got pictures of everybody in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. We've got a great website that we are still building but we got a great website that is pwhf.org. And I think anyone who takes a chance and goes over there and looks at it will be more interested in maybe coming to an induction or whatever."