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.

College[edit]

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.

Professional[edit]

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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