Peggy Lee competed in the World Wrestling Federation in the mid-1980s. In 1984, she formed a tag team with Wendi Richter and frequently challenged WWF Women's Tag Team Champions Velvet McIntyre and Princess Victoria. By 1985, Leather and Richter split up. Richter became a face and won the WWF Women's Championship. She challenged Richter for the title, but was unsuccessful.In 1990, she briefly competed in World Championship Wrestling and was defeated by Bambi on?WCW Worldwide. She then joined the Ladies Professional Wrestling Association and competed as Lady X. She defeated Susan Sexton on January 31, 1991 in Laughlin, Nevada to win the LPWA Championship.