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September 13, 1999 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Best wrestlers of each decade, plus tons of news


Publications around the world have been coming up with All-century teams or best of the century performers in all forms of sports and entertainment. Many lists will probably be coming out for pro wrestlers as well. The biggest problem with such lists is comparing entirely different performers who are doing entirely different businesses. Sure, baseball, football and basketball have changed. The players are bigger. The rules have been tweaked, but they are essentially the same game. Pro wrestling re-invents itself constantly and trying to compare and rate Steve Austin against Strangler Lewis is not only difficult, but in reality, impossible and maybe even stupid.

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