Don Fields

Real name: Donald Wayne Hatfield

From Pawhuska, OK / settled in Loxley, AL

Titles held in the Gulf Coast:

Alabama State Heavyweight Championship – (1 time – 1962)

World Tag Team Championship – (3 times – w/Bobby Fields – 1959) *

Southern Tag Team Championship (6 times – w/Lee Fields – 1955, w/Bobby Fields (5) – 1959, 1960, 1961)

 

* Note: The World Tag Team Championship was based in the Nashville promotion but was recognized and defended in the Gulf Coast

 

Don Fields was the son of Virgil “Speedy” Hatfield, the second eldest of the 3 Fields brothers,¬†father of Johnny Fields¬†and brother-in-law of Buddy Carson. His ring career ended after an automobile accident in 1963, but he stayed active in the promotional side of the Gulf Coast Wrestling Association.

 

Don Wayne 1953

Don Wayne 1953

 

Don Fields 1954

Don Fields 1954

 

Don Fields 1955

Don Fields 1955

 

 

Don Fields early 1960s

Don Fields early 1960s

 

Don Fields early 1960s

Don Fields early 1960s

 

Don Fields after the accident that ended his active career

Don Fields after the accident that ended his active career