Casey Bahr

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Casey Bahr
Personal information
Full name Walter Elliot Bahr Jr.
Date of birth (1948-09-20) September 20, 1948 (age 68)
Place of birth Mount Holly, New Jersey, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1966–1969 Navy
Philadelphia United German-Hungarians
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973 Philadelphia Atoms 3 (0)
1978–1979 Philadelphia Fever (indoor) 9 (1)
Philadelphia United German-Hungarians
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Walter "Casey" Bahr is a U.S. soccer defender who played one season in the North American Soccer League and one in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He was a member of the U.S. soccer team at the 1972 Summer Olympics.


Bahr, the son of National Soccer Hall of Fame member Walter Bahr attended the United States Naval Academy, playing soccer for the midshipmen. He was a 1968 and 1969 honorable mention (third team) All America. He graduated from Anapolis in 1970 and served three years in the U.S. Navy.


In 1973, Al Miller, head coach of the expansion Philadelphia Atoms of the North American Soccer League signed Bahr. According to some sources, Bahr played only three games[1] others say seventeen.[2] In 1978, he signed with the expansion Philadelphia Fever of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL). He played nine games with the Fever.[3]

Olympic team[edit]

Bahr also played three games for the 1972 U.S. Olympic soccer team in Munich.[4]

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