Walter Bahr

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Walt Bahr
Walter Bahr Joe Biden at Lincoln Financial Field for Philadelphia Union match (cropped).jpg
Walter Bahr with Joe Biden, 2010
Personal information
Full name Walter Alfred Bahr
Date of birth (1927-04-01)April 1, 1927
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of death June 18, 2018(2018-06-18) (aged 91)
Place of death Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Philadelphia Nationals
Uhrik Truckers
Philadelphia United German-Hungarians
National team
1948–1957 United States 19 (1)
Teams managed
1958–1963 Philadelphia Spartans
1964–1969 Philadelphia Ukrainians
1970–1973 Temple Owls
1974–1988 Penn State Nittany Lions
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Walter Alfred Bahr (April 1, 1927 – June 18, 2018) was an American professional soccer player. He was thought to be one of the greatest ever in his country.[1] He was the long-time captain of the U.S. national team and played in the 1950 FIFA World Cup.[2]

Bahr died on June 18, 2018, in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, from complications related to a broken hip, aged 91.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Walter Bahr in the National Soccer Hall of Fame
  2. "Walter Bahr". National Soccer Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2005-11-07.
  3. "Bahr, last living member of team that upset England, is dead". Tampa Bay Times. June 18, 2018. Archived from the original on June 18, 2018. Retrieved June 18, 2018.

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