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Ann Theresa Calvello
Birth: Aug. 1, 1929
Death: Mar. 14, 2006

Sports Figure. Roller Derby Queen and longstanding icon of the American sport since the late 1940s. She began skating about 1947 and was the villain who relished boos from the crowd. Reached her zenith in the 1960s as a star of San Francisco's famed Bay City Bombers. With purple, green and polka-dot hair, tattoos and a flair for elbow-throwing, the Meanest Mama on Skates endured 12 broken noses and numerous cracked ribs and was still skating in exhibitons in her early 70s. Her long career, spanning seven decades, was documented in a 2001 film about her life, "Demon of the Derby." (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
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Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Mar 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13688065
Ann Theresa Calvello
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Ann Theresa Calvello
Added by: Fred Beisser
 
Ann Theresa Calvello
Added by: Fred Beisser
 
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Hi Ann, got to know you personally just a little bit long after the wonderful days of the derby. Missing you a lot and hoping you can see the love from all your fans here including myself. G-d bless you ann!
- Preston
 Added: May. 12, 2014
Loved, loved, loved Roller Derby in it's heyday. Remembered with affection, rest in peace.
- marie williams
 Added: Mar. 14, 2014
Remembering...
- jay payton
 Added: Mar. 14, 2014
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