The Barefoot Hillbilly
Haystacks Calhoun was a GIANT! Always wearing his bib overalls and trademark good-luck horseshoe hanging from a chain around his neck. Haystacks was 625 lbs and over six and a half feet tall. The barefoot hillbilly, raised on a farm in Arkansas went on to become one of the most popular wrestlers in the 1960s.
When I was a kid I saw him a few times on a grainy Black and White TV.
The other night at a party I met someone who was friends with his driver.
He told this story: