Stecher Takes Two Falls From Strangler

Associated Press – July 4, 1919

OMAHA — Joe Stecher of Dodge, Neb., today defeated Ed “Strangler” Lewis, of San Jose, Cal., in two straight falls in a wrestling match. Stecher won the first fall in one hour and forty-seven minutes and the second fall in fourteen minutes. He took each fall with a body scissors and wrist lock.

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