Frank Jewel Hickey aka Spaceman Frank Hickey was a unique and versatile wrestler who wrestled in the territory system and the independent scene and was still active in his 78th year. Hickey became a pro wrestler in 1946 after a decorated military career.
Some of the territories Frank Hickey appeared in Capitol Wrestling (WWF), Jim Crockett Promotions, Heart of America Sports Attractions, St. Louis Wrestling Club, American Wrestling Association, Championship Wrestling from Florida, NWA Hollywood Wrestling and the Japanese Wrestling Association.
A journeyman who wrestled under at least ten masked identities during his career. His biggest career moment was upsetting Nature Boy Buddy Rogers for the Jack Pfefer version of the World title. This only lasted 14 days before losing it back to Rogers.
He became "The Spaceman" in the early 1960s, donning a space helmet and wearing a cape. Hickey became a cult favorite and a fixture in preliminary matches for Capitol Wrestling in New York, promoted by Vince McMahon, Sr. and Toots Mondt. His run with the WWF ended in 1974 and Frank wrestled independents before going into semi-retirement.
Frank Hickey passed away December 8, 1993, aged 78.
Championships and accomplishments
Lucha de Apuesta record
|Mask||Argentine Zuma||El Diablo||Texas||1953-08-02|
|Mask||Bronko Nagurski||El Diablo||Minnesota||1954-11-18|
|Mask||Sonny Myers||Night Terror||Missouri||1957-03-12|
|Mask||Bob Orton, Sr.||Night Terror||Kansas||1957-03-14|
|Mask||Thor Hagen||Night Terror||Missouri||1957-03-23|