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I've been watching Puroresu since about 2000, and I would always see this weird figure. A rather gangly man with a weird build - of a wooden table lol. Moved very slowly - snail paced movements. I would ask myself "Why is he in the ring with guys like Misawa, Kawada, etc ?" or "Why is he so damn beloved by this crowd??", I've neglected this man until around 2013, that's 13 years of neglect that I wised never happened, if I could go back to I'd smack myself lol. The man I'm talking about is Shohei "Giant" Baba. I'm not gonna get in depth because Google exists, but my god was this guy was amazing. I'd say from about 1963 - 1981 was his best years (I'm not very good at saying wrestlers best years, but at damn near 20 yrs that's amazing still). The dude can sell his ass off and make the crowd feel sympathetic or fire up and become a badass -- engaging in many bloody bouts. Like his teacher Rikidozan he would fight off foes like Abdullah The Butcher, The Destroyer, Don Leo Johnathan, The Sheik, Fritz Von Erich and the list would go on and on. As many bloodbath's as he had with these foes, in the end they had automatically respected him and praising his name in a elite manner. Training a future list of legends such as Jumbo Tsuruta (His greatest achievement as a trainer, creating a wrestler that better than he was!) …show more content…

Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada, Akira Taue, Jun Akiyama and Kenta Kobashi, etc Baba will forever be remembered as an Amazing Wrestler, Amazing Trainer, Amazing Booker but more importantly an Amazing

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