Race, Harley

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Race, Harley Gender: M
Harley Leland Race
born on 11 April 1943 at 13:50 (= 1:50 PM )
Place Maryville, Missouri, 40n21, 94w52
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
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Harley Race (2007)


American professional wrestler, promoter, and trainer, whose ring names included The Great Mortimer, Jack Long, The King, Handsome Harley Race and King Harley Race. He was a nine time world champion, having won the WWA World Heavyweight Championship once and the NWA World Heavyweight Championship eight times and was the first NWA United States Heavyweight Champion.

He wrestled in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), the American Wrestling Association (AWA), the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE), and World Championship Wrestling (WCW).

Race is one of six men to have been inducted into each of the WWE Hall of Fame, the NWA Hall of Fame, the WCW Hall of Fame, the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame.

Race's autobiography, King of the Ring: the Harley Race Story, was released on 19 November 2004. Along with Ricky Steamboat and Les Thatcher, Race is author of The Professional Wrestler's Workout and Instructional Guide.

Harley Race married four times and had a son and a daughter. He died on 1 August 2019 from lung cancer at the age of 76 in St. Charles, Missouri.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 19 November 2004 (Autobiography, "King of the Ring")
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth notice, The Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), 12 April 1943, page 1, born at St. Francis hospital.

Wikipedia has place of birth as Quitman, Missouri in error.


  • Traits : Body : Size (1.85 m/ 6 ft 1 in)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (115 kg/ 253 lb)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Lung)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Polio (Childhood)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Four)
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (1st wife)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Lung cancer)
  • Vocation : Sports : Wrestling (Heavyweight)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Personal Trainer
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Promoter/ Agent
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer ("King of the Ring")
  • Vocation : Writers : How To .... (Wrestle)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (9x world champ)