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Ex-Viking Joe Kapp gets into fight with former CFL rival (w/ VIDEO)
St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | November 28, 2011

Posted on 11/28/2011 12:28:15 PM PST by ConservativeStatement

Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Joe Kapp, a 73-year-old Canadian Football League Hall of Famer, got into a fight with another CFL Hall of Famer, 74-year-old defensive lineman Angelo Mosca, at a league alumni function Friday, an incident caught on video.

Kapp and Mosca reportedly have issues stemming back to the 1963 Grey Cup, the CFL championship game, because of a supposed late hit by Hamilton's Mosca on Kapp's British Columbia teammate.

(Excerpt) Read more at twincities.com ...


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: cfl; fight; football; kapp; mosca; oldsters
An Andy Kaufmann moment or not?
1 posted on 11/28/2011 12:28:23 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Joe Kapp was a pretty big QB for them days.


2 posted on 11/28/2011 12:34:54 PM PST by Tallguy
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To: ConservativeStatement
Kapp and Mosca reportedly have issues stemming back to the 1963 ...
I know baseball players will carry a grudge over to the next season - but 48 years - wow.
3 posted on 11/28/2011 12:35:27 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I know I shouldn’t... but I can’t stop laughing at this video. Especially when the one man swings his cane. I guess the rivalry is still going on....


4 posted on 11/28/2011 12:39:08 PM PST by momtothree
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To: ConservativeStatement
Kapp got into a fight with King Kong Mosca?

Okay, so he's 73 years old. Still.

5 posted on 11/28/2011 12:42:18 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Why, yes. I AM in a bad mood.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

When I was about 14 years old, I saw Angelo “King Kong” Mosca fight Larry “The Axe” Henning in a AWA wrestling match at the Minneapolis convention center.

Well, it wasn’t really a wrasslin match. It was what they promoted as a “football match”. They each put cash on a pole in their corner and the first one to get the other’s cash was the winner and kept the money. They wore football helmets and started the match in a three-point stance in the center of the ring. Needless to say, the helmets quickly became melee weapons and there was a lot of blood. It was pretty cool.


6 posted on 11/28/2011 12:45:12 PM PST by Spruce (I will never vote for Mitt Romney. And nothing will change that.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Dana White is trying to sign Kapp for a UFC fight. He’d probably last longer than Cain Valesquez did.


7 posted on 11/28/2011 12:54:40 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I wonder if they were drinking?


8 posted on 11/28/2011 12:54:48 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I don’t care who you are, that there is funny!


9 posted on 11/28/2011 12:55:36 PM PST by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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Dueling canes at 10 paces LOL.


10 posted on 11/28/2011 1:24:35 PM PST by DManA
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To: ConservativeStatement

On a side note Kapp’s former team the BC Lions won the CFL Grey Cup Championship yesterday beating the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 34-23.


11 posted on 11/28/2011 1:29:25 PM PST by xp38
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To: ConservativeStatement

That’s actually pretty sad. I’m sorry two old survivors who have so much in common can’t find a way to grow up and enjoy each others company.


12 posted on 11/28/2011 1:32:12 PM PST by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I call that old school. Always liked Kapp. He didn’t have pretty boy form, but he won football games.

My oldest son was a pretty decent HS QB. I always told him that my kind of QB had enough nads to stand up to a big defensive lineman and at least threaten to kick his a$$, which he did. He was also big and strong enough come out of the pocket and knock a linebacker in the dirt down field. To this day, ten years after he played, he is remembered for being a tough QB and a good leader on the field.

Ole Joe seems to live up to that philosophy also. Real men are hard to find these days. Two thumbs up for Joe!! I loved watching him play!


13 posted on 11/28/2011 1:36:29 PM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Pretty spry for 73! Joe always did have a reputation...


14 posted on 11/28/2011 1:50:04 PM PST by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: muir_redwoods

One of the most awesome stories I ever heard was about Bob Gibson playing in an old-timers’ game years after retiring, and throwing at the guy who was the last batter Gibson faced in the majors - Pete Lacock. He gave up a home run to Lacock, the last batter he faced. Bob went after him with payback in the Old Timers game 10 years later!

These guys are driven by immense competitive spirit and pride. That, along with God-given ability, is what made them great.

BTW, this Alabama boy has seen the Muir redwoods. It is a beatiful place.


15 posted on 11/28/2011 1:52:22 PM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
An Andy Kaufmann moment or not?

Considering Mosca started it by whacking Kapp upside his head with the cane, I'd say it was real........

Lesson learned: Never use your your primary means of transportation as a precursor to a fist fight you can't win while standing.......

16 posted on 11/28/2011 1:55:05 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (ue)
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To: ConservativeStatement

LOL, talk about a late hit! That was like 50 years late. Still, Kapp’s got a pretty good right for an old geezer. Caught Mosca right on the button. Pathetic.


17 posted on 11/28/2011 2:22:29 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: RatRipper

He almost took the Vikes over the top in a SB.

Mosca should brush up on his D-fense.;-)


18 posted on 11/28/2011 6:30:06 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge; Bender2
"Almost"... the story of the Minnesota Los Angeles Vikings


19 posted on 11/29/2011 5:06:42 AM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Pharmboy; BIGLOOK; spetznaz; cleveland gop; Richard Kimball; Perdogg; ...
Old Joe Kapp... I recall him--

Didn't he get blasted in Super Bowl IV 23-7... by my old Dallas Texans disguised as Kansas City Chiefs?

Yep, I recall... the same!

20 posted on 11/29/2011 6:24:32 AM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: RatRipper

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiVlcjWBj00


21 posted on 11/29/2011 6:47:37 AM PST by csmusaret (The only borders Obama has closed is a bookstore.)
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To: csmusaret

Great clips. Brings back old memories. Thank you.


22 posted on 11/29/2011 7:03:24 PM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Clip now unavailable due to copyright...


23 posted on 12/17/2011 7:15:43 AM PST by rlmorel ("A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Joe Kapp is 73!

No way! Why, that would make me....(sheesh).

24 posted on 12/17/2011 7:46:34 AM PST by N. Theknow (Obama - 5 letters; loser - 5 letters; poser - 5 letters; cheat - 5 letters; idiot - 5 letters)
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