St. Peter's Fiesta All Time Greasy Pole Champions

Staff File PhotoFrank Taormina, 2018 Friday champ.

Note: The Greasy Pole was contested on Mondays from 1931-1949 and there were no events held from 1940-45 due to World War II. A Friday competition was added in 1999.

Sunday Competition

1931- Oritano Vincenzo

1932- Oritano Vincenzo

1933- Geronimo Parisi

1934- Dominic Grillo

1935- Event cancelled (low tide)

1936- Jimmy Sinagra

1937- Natale Misuraca

1938- Event cancelled (low tide)

1939- Smmy Randazza

1946- Joe Marino

1947- Joseph Frontiero

1948- Joe Verga

1949- Joe Argrusso

1950- Jerome Loiacano

1951- Louie Linquata

1952- Event cancelled (weather)

1953- Tommy Misuraca

1954- Tommy Misuraca

1955- John “Beanie” Nicastro

1956- Carlo “Sleepy” Pallazola

1957- Event cancelled

1958- Mike Calomo 

1959- Phil Curcuru

1960- Frank Benson

1961- Event cancelled

1962- Phil Curcuru

1963- Joe “Black” Frontiero

1964- Phil Curcuru

1965- Salvatore Russo

1966- Tom “Wolfman” Cavanaugh

1967- Vito Calomo

1968- Salvi Benson

1969- Gaetano Carini

1970- Pat Palmisano

1971- Salvi Benson

1972- Salvi Benson

1973- Salvi Benson

1974- Salvi Benson

1975- Anthony “Matza” Giambanco”

1976- Benny Interrante

1977- Anthony “Matza” Giambanco

1978- Anthony “Matza” Giambanco

1979- Salvi Benson

1980- Anthony “Matza” Giambanco

1981- Dom Verga

1982- Dom Verga

1983- Jerry Santuccio

1984- Peter “Black” Frontiero

1985- Dom Verga

1986- Scott Clayton

1987- Peter “Black” Frontiero

1988- Peter “Black” Frontiero

1989- Peter “Black” Frontiero

1990- Peter “Black” Frontiero

1991- Peter “Black” Frontiero

1992- Peter “Black” Frontiero

1993- Peter “Black” Frontiero

1994- Steve LeBlanc

1995- Chris Carlson

1996- Rich Hopkins

1997- Rich Hopkins

1998- Nino Sanfilippo

1999- Jake Wood

2000- Sam Frontiero

2001- John “Glass” Parisi

2002- Jake Wood

2003- Jake Wood

2004- Peter “Black” Frontiero

2005- Jake Wood

2006- Jake Wood

2007- Russell Hynes

2008- Stew McGillivray

2009- Stew McGillivray

2010- Stew McGillivray

2011- Alessandro D’Angelo

2012- Stew McGillivray

2013- Nicky Avelis

2014- Mark Allen

2015- Jake Wagner

2016- Kyle Barry

2017- Jake Wagner

2018- Randy Sweet

  

Saturday Competition

1931- Oritano Vincenzo

1932- Oritano Vincenzo

1933- Geronimo Parisi

1934- Jimmy Sinagra

1935- Natale Misuraca

1936- Tom “Pee Wee” Randazza

1937- Tom “Pee Wee” Randazza

1938- Jerome Loiacano

1939- Jerome Loiacano

1946- Joe Marino

1947- Jerome Loiacano

1948- Peter Mione

1949- Louie Linquata

1950- John Randazza

1951- Gino Biondo

1952- Joseph Argrusso

1953- Tommy Misuraca

1954- Johnny Quince

1955- John “Beanie” Nicastro

1956- Carlo “Sleepy” Pallazola

1957- John Frontiero

1958- Joe “Black” Frontiero

1959- Frank “Munza” Catania

1960- Phil Curcuru

1961- Even cancelled

1962- Phil Curcuru

1963- Salvatore Testaverde

1964- Phil Parisi 

1965- Phil Curcuru

1966- Tom “Wolfman” Cavanaugh

1967- Salvi Benson

1968- Salvi Benson

1969- Salvi Benson

1970- Gaetano Carini

1971- Salvi Benson

1972- Tom “Wolfman” Cavanaugh

1973- Tom “Wolfman” Cavanaugh

1974- Tom “Wolfman” Cavanaugh

1975- Anthony “Matza” Giambanco

1976- Gaetano Carini

1977- Bill Lumbruno

1978- Bobby “Brother” Agostini

1979- Joe Palmisano

1980- Paul Bertolino

1981- Jerry Santuccio

1982- Steve Asaro

1983- Phil Verga

1984- Paul Nicastro

1985- Tom Favazza

1986- Jerry Ciolino

1987- Sam Frontiero

1988- Anthony Saputo

1989- Russell Hynes

1990- Johnny Corollo

1991- Jerry Cusumano

1992- Nico Brancaleone

1993- Steve Leblanc

1994- Dave Foote

1995- Steve Gray

1996- John “Glass” Parisi

1997- Shawn Porper

1998- Jason Puglisi

1990 Jake Wood

2000- Jude LaFavour

2001- James Sanfilippo

2002- Dean DeCoste

2003- Sandy Palazzolo

2004- Stew McGillivray

2005- Jimmy Silva

2006- Vinny Parisi

2007- Joe Sanfilippo

2008- John Church

2009- Joe Stelline

2010- Peter Cannavo

2011- Kraig Hill

2012- Nicky Avelis

2013- Zack Allen

2014- Kyle Barry

2015- Joe DaSilva

2016- Lenny Taormina

2017- Randy Sweet

2018- Michael Sanfilippo

Friday Competition

1999- Jake Wood

2000- Dean Decoste

2001- Phil Palminteri

2002- Sandy Palazzolo

2003- Steve Militello

2004- Stew McGillivray

2005- Vinny Parisi

2006- Dan Balbo Jr.

2007- Lou Perry

2008- Steve Williamson

2009- Jason Favaloro

2010- Joe Brancaleone Jr.

2011- Joe DaSilva

2012- Ross Carlson

2013- Kyle Barry

2014- Jack Russ

2015- Lenny Taormina

2016- Michael Sanfilippo

2017- Randy Sweet

2018- Frank Taormina