WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley has fond memories of Ward Melville

Wrestler Mick Foley attends the game between the

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Wrestler Mick Foley attends the game between the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers. (Feb. 24 2013) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

'Mrs. Foley's baby boy!"

For millions of pro wrestling fans, that phrase from WWE announcer Jim Ross meant that "Hardcore Legend" Mick Foley -- whether portraying Cactus Jack, Mankind or Dude Love -- was heading to the ring.

The three-time WWE champion always kept fans guessing, with an offensive repertoire that ranged from the sick (thumbtacks, barbed wire and flaming branding irons)...

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