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Baltazar, jogador de futebol, sem data.tif
Baltazar in 1955
Personal information
Full name Oswaldo da Silva
Date of birth (1926-01-14)14 January 1926
Place of birth Santos, Brazil
Date of death 25 March 1997(1997-03-25) (aged 71)
Place of death São Paulo, Brazil
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1943 União Monte Alegre
1944–1945 Jabaquara
1945–1957 Corinthians 401 (267)
1957 Juventus
1957–1959 Jabaquara
1959 União Paulista
National team
1950–1956 Brazil 31 (17[1])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Oswaldo da Silva (14 January 1926 – 25 March 1997), commonly known as Baltazar, was a Brazilian footballer. He has played for Brazil national team. He was given the nickname Cabecinha de Ouro (Golden Head) by fans. Baltazar played as a striker.

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