Thomas W. Murphy, Murphy Whitehackles

Repost – Gameness til the End Thomas W. Murphy Early Stags By (Frank Shy) Narragansett Forty or fifty years ago Thomas W. Murphy was invincible in stag competition. He won 49 stag mains without a loss against top competition. In cock mains he won a good majority, but with his stags he was unbeatable. In…

Phil Marsh, Butcher, Speeder

Repost – Gameness til the End The Marsh Family and Their Fowl by Mr. Mark Marsh First, I would like to thank Carl for asking me to write the May article. It is indeed an honor to be asked and I hope some of you enjoy the article. I will be writing about my family’s…

Walter Kelso, Left Out, Out and Out, Broke Wing

Repost -Gameness til the End The Out and Out Kelso Family By Lou Elliott November 1974 Walter A. Kelso, who died in 1964, fought his cocks under the entry name of Oleander – a type of flowering shrub that grows profusely in the semi-tropical climate of his home on Galveston Island, Texas. In the heyday…

Johnnie Jumper, Radio, Kelso

Johnnie Jumper, owner of Pee Jay Farm in Ripley Mississippi, is a Living Legend in the Sports of Cockfighting Hall of Fame. Before he become known in the world of cockfighting, Johnnie worked at a shoe factory. Johnnie raised chickens and into cockfighting but not dominant to be known. Johnnie is very close friend of…