[Von Erich Family Gallery]
||Fritz Von Erich
||Jack B. Adkisson
||August 16, 1929
||Married to Doris
|Height & Weight:
||Fritz von Erich
||Tetsu no Tsume (iron claw) JAPAN
John Paul Hennig
Texas Brass Knucks title 58/04/15
N.W.A. World Tag Team (Minneapolis) 58/07/01 w/ Hans Hermann
N.W.A. U.S. Heavyweight (Detroit) 61/12/01
N.W.A. U.S. Heavyweight (Detroit) 63/06/08
World Heavyweight (Omaha) 62/07/31
World Heavyweight (Omaha) 63/07/27
A.W.A. World Heavyweight 63/07/27
N.W.A. U.S. Heavyweight (Detroit) 63/10/19
N.W.A. Texas Heavyweight 65/01/05
N.W.A. Texas Heavyweight 65/04/30
N.W.A. World Tag Team (Texas) 65/06/29 w/ Killer Karl Kox
N.W.A. World Tag Team (Texas) 66/03/01 w/ Duke Keomuka
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 66/06/06
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 66/08/04
N.W.A. Texas Heavyweight 67/01/16
N.W.A. American Tag Team 67/02/21 w/ Waldo von Erich
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 67/03/27
N.W.A. American Tag Team 68 w/ Billy Red Lyons
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 68/06/03
N.W.A. American Tag Team 68/07/19 w/ Grizzly Smith
N.W.A. American Tag Team 69 w/ Dan Miller
N.W.A. American Tag Team 69/03 w/ Fred Curry
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 69/08/04
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 70/06/14
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 71/02/22
N.W.A. American Tag Team 72/01/25 w/ Dean Ho
N.W.A. International Tag Team 73/04/18 w/ Killer Karl Krupp
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 73/08/07
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 74/04/18
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 74/12/29
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 77/04/12
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 77/12/12
N.W.A. American Heavyweight 82/06/14
World Six Man Tag Team 84/05/06 w/ Kevin & Mike Von Erich
A former collegiate football star at Southern Methodist University and played professionally with the Dallas Texans.
Began his wrestling career under the name Fritz Von Erich, a villain working under the premise of being a Nazi sympathizer..
November, 1966: Fritz had his first match in Japan..
In Japan, it is believed that Jack was born in Berlin, Germany and immigrated to Dallas, Texas when he was 13.
As a promoter, he worked with the governing bodies of the NWA in promoting the sport in his native Texas.
Father of the great Von Erich brothers, Kevin, David, Kerry, Mike & Chris.
When a dispute arose among the NWA members, Fritz formed World Class Wrestling, headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
His dream was to build an entertainment empire - his plan was to use his sons as the foundation upon which to build that empire.
May 6, 1984 in Irving, Texas: Fritz came out of retirement and teamed with his sons Kevin and Mike and they defeated the Freebirds in a 6-man match. But that night will long be remebered for Kerry Von Erich defeated NWA champion Ric Flair with a backslide at 25:42 , which was voted match of the year in 1984, in front of 43,517 fans.
September 10, 1997: Fritz von Erich found dead at his home in Lake Dallas.. [read more].