Eddy "The Brain" Creatchman
Photos courtesy of Cheryl Creatchman Silver and Alissa Silver,
daughter and granddaughter of Eddy Creatchman
From Montreal. One of the greatest managers I ever saw. A genius at stirring up heat.
Always looked ratty, wearing sweaters, smoking a cigar, and, of course,
carrying a cane. Actually worked briefly as a wrestler and later a referee in the 50s.
Found his calling when he became a manager in 1963 and worked for various promotions
Worked with all the top heels in Montreal in the 1970s -- most notably
Abdullah the Butcher and the Sheik. Also frequently worked with the Sheik
in Michigan and Ohio. Used "The Brain" gimmick long before Bobby Heenan.
His son, "Pretty Boy" Floyd Creatchman also worked as a manager in
Montreal and Memphis in the 80s and hosted an imitation of Piper's Pit on the Montreal