One of the greatest men to ever come through the pro wrestling industry was lost on this date in history.
On October 6, 1999, the one and only Robert "Gino" Morella, known affectionately to pro wrestling fans as "Gorilla Monsoon," passed away from heart failure at the age of 62.
The later generations would come to know Monsoon through his unparalleled work as the World Wrestling Federation's (WWF) play-by-play announcer, playing face against Jesse "The Body" Ventura and eventually Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, but he was also an accomplished collegiate wrestler as well as a standout athlete in track and field.
He was also one of the best "big men" to ever step foot inside the ring.
There are just way too many clips, pics and stories from his amazing career to try and cram into one single history post, so we'll open the floor up to you, loyal Cagesiders, and ask for your favorite moment in WWF history surrounding Monsoon, who now stands at the big "Gorilla Position" in the sky.
Let's hear what you've got.