||David Von Erich
||Married at time of Death
|Height & Weight:
||6'7" - 235lbs
||Fritz von Erich
|Also Known As:
||The Yellow Rose of Texas
[Von Erich Family Gallery]
NWA (World Class) Texas Tag Team titles (2);
NWA (World Class) American Tag Team title;
NWA (World Class) World Tag Team titles;
NWA (World Class) 6-Man Tag Team titles (2);
World Class Texas Heavyweight title (6);
All Japan All-Asian Tag Team titles;
NWA (All Japan) United National Heavyweight title;
NWA Southern Heavyweight title;
(Florida) North American Tag Team title w/Dory Funk;
Florida Television title;
NWA Missouri Heavyweight title;
NWA World Tag Team title;
David von Erich became the first von Erich brother to become a wrestler and was voted 3rd place for rookie of the year..
August 15, 1977: Harley Race (NWA World Champion) wrestled David von Erich to a 30:00 time limit draw!
February 10, 1984: David von Erich (25) was found dead in Japan, the victim of acute enteritis, a severe inflamation of the intestines..
David von Erich was given a hero's send off complete with a song entitled "Heaven Needed a Champion"..
Conspiracy theorists feel that the Enteritis cause of death was a cover and David actually died of a drug overdose..