Robert Craddock

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Bob Craddock
Personal information
Full name Robert W. Craddock
Date of birth (1923-09-05)September 5, 1923
Place of birth Lawrenceville (Pittsburgh), United States
Date of death March 28, 2003(2003-03-28) (aged 79)
Place of death Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Castle Shannon
Harmarville Hurricanes
National team
1954 United States 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robert "Bob" W. Craddock (September 5, 1923 in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania – March 28, 2003 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) was a U.S. soccer player who was a member of the U.S. team at the 1950 FIFA World Cup. He earned one cap in 1954.

Club career[edit]

Craddock spent his playing career in Pennsylvania with two teams, Castle Shannon and Harmarville. He was with Harmarville when selected for the 1950 FIFA World Cup. Harmarville lost both the 1950 and 1951 National Amateur Cup[1] and the 1952 and 1956 National Challenge Cups.

National team[edit]

While Craddock was selected to the U.S. roster for the 1950 FIFA World Cup, he never entered a game. He earned his only cap with the national team in a 3-0 win over Haiti on April 4, 1954.[2]

Craddock was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1997. His father Robert B. Craddock is also a member of the Hall of Fame.


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