Frank Baum (footballer)
|Full name||Frank Baum|
|Date of birth||30 January 1956|
|Place of birth||Zwenkau, East Germany|
|1963–1968||BSG Aktivist Zwenkau|
|1968–1974||1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig|
|1974–1979||BSG Chemie Leipzig|
|1979–1989||1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig|
|1989–1990||BSG Chemie Böhlen|
|1990–1992||FC Sachsen Leipzig|
|1995–1997||SV LVB Leipzig|
|1995–1997||SG LVB Leipzig (player-coach)|
|Kickers 94 Markkleeberg|
|2003–||SG LVB Leipzig|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
|Olympic medal record|
|Representing East Germany|
|1980 Moscow||Team Competition|
Baum spent his youth playing for BSG Aktivist Zwenkau and 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig. Between 1974 and 1979 Baum played for BSG Chemie Leipzig and by the 1978–79 season was a regular first-team player. On 28 February 1979 he gained his first cap for East Germany in a 1–0 loss to Bulgaria. The same year saw Baum transfer to city rivals Lokomotiv Leipzig, where he played for the next ten years. Following the transfer, he won the FDGB Pokal three times and played the European Cup. He was part of the team who reached the final of the 1986–87 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in Athens, losing 1–0 to AFC Ajax.
After leaving Lokomotive Leipzig in 1989, Baum had spells at Chemie Böhlen, Sachsen Leipzig and VfB Zwenkau.
Baum became first-team player-coach at SV LVB Leipzig and also coached Kickers 94 Markkleeberg in 1995. Currently, he is coaching the men's first team of the Leipzig Transport Authority team in the Leipzig District League.
- FDGB Pokal champion: 1981, 1986, 1987 (1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig)
- UEFA Cup Winners' Cup runners-up: 1987 (1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig)
- Olympic silver medal: 1980 (East Germany)
- Frank Baum at Fussballdaten (German)
- Frank Baum at weltfussball.de (German)
- Frank Baum at National-Football-Teams.com
- Arnhold, Matthias (25 June 2015). "Frank Baum - Matches and Goals in Oberliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
- Arnhold, Matthias (25 June 2015). "Frank Baum - International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
- "Frank Baum Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2009.
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