Red Bastien passes away
Smith Hart via Twitter:
My condolences to the family of Red Bastien. He was a timeless professional and he will be missed. RIP Red.
Note: In his retirement, Bastien became a trainer and a promoter, and discovered future wrestlers Steve “Sting” Borden and Jim “The Ultimate Warrior” Hellwig at a Gold’s Gym and convinced them to become professional wrestlers. Bastien was 81.