Frank Wallace (soccer)
|Full name||Frank Wallace|
|Date of birth||July 15, 1922|
|Place of birth||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Date of death||November 13, 1979(aged 57)|
|Place of death||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|St. Louis Wildcats|
|St. Louis Simpkins-Ford|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.|
Frank Wallace, aka Frank "Pee Wee" Wallace, (born July 15, 1922) was an American international soccer player who played as forward. He earned 7 caps and scored 3 goals for the United States men's national soccer team, and played in the U.S. team's historic 1–0 victory over England in the 1950 FIFA World Cup. He is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
Wallace was born in St. Louis, Missouri as Frank Valicenti, but his family changed their name when he was a youth. During World War II, he was captured by the Germans and spent sixteen months in a prisoner of war camp. After returning to St. Louis, he played with Raftery during the 1945-1946 season. He was the third leading scorer in the St. Louis Major League during the 1947-1948 season while playing with Steamfitters. He later spent ten seasons with St. Louis Simpkins-Ford.
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- "St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame". Eteamz.com. Retrieved 2010-06-09.
- Findagrave, accessed February 16, 2015
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