Michigan-raised pro wrestler George (The Animal) Steele dies
Longtime pro wrestler George (The Animal) Steele, who was born in Detroit, grew up in Madison Heights and attended Michigan State, has died, according to World Wrestling Entertainment. He was 79.
Steele, whose real name was Jim Myers, also spent time coaching football, wrestling and track in Madison Heights. He was inducted into the Michigan High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1996.