South Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Da Crusher

Life-size bronze statue of Wisconsin wrestling legend Reggie "Da Crusher" Lisowski, with cauliflower ears, scars on his head, and a beer keg on his shoulder. Surrounded by landscaping that imitates a wrestling ring. Unveiled June 8, 2019.
1101 Milwaukee Ave., South Milwaukee, WI
At the southwest corner of Milwaukee and 11th Aves.
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Da Crusher Statue

Life-size bronze statue of professional wrestler and South Milwaukee resident Reggie "Da Crusher" Lisowski, holding a keg of beer.

[Mike Kojis, 06/17/2019]

Da Crusher (1926-2005) claimed that he trained by carrying full kegs of beer on his shoulders. In 1965 a Minneapolis garage band, The Novas, had a hit dance record imitating Da Crusher's menacing voice. South Milwaukee loved him.

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