The 1980s were a golden era for USA Men's Freestyle.
In a six year period, America produced its five best teams of all-time!
They include 1987, 1989, and 1992.
These teams were lead by a heavyweight from New Jersey!
Check out the toughest men's freestyle teams in USA history ranked by world and Olympic medals!
Here are the top five!
Rank - Team - Year - Count - Score - Medals
#1 - USA - 1987 - 8 - 550 - John Smith, Mark Schultz, Barry Davis, Dave Schultz, Jim Scherr, Bill Scherr, Bruce Baumgartner, Andre Metzger
#2 - USA - 1989 - 6 - 452 - John Smith, Kenny Monday, Bill Scherr, Bruce Baumgartner, Melvin Douglas, Jim Scherr
#3 - USA - 1992 - 6 - 444 - Bruce Baumgartner, John Smith, Kevin Jackson, Zeke Jones, Kenny Monday, Chris Campbell
#4 - USA - 1984 - 9 - 426 - Lou Banach, Bruce Baumgartner, Bobby Weaver, Randall Lewis, Dave Schultz, Mark Schultz, Ed Banach, Barry Davis, Andrew Rein
#5 - USA - 1986 - 7 - 418 - Bruce Baumgartner, Bill Scherr, Joe McFarland, Andre Metzger, Barry Davis, Dave Schultz, Jim Scherr
There have been 55 USA teams who have earned two or more world or Olympic medals in men's freestyle.
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