Tom Amrhein

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Thomas “Tom” Amrhein (1911–??) was an American soccer midfielder. He spent thirteen seasons in the American Soccer League and was a member of the American team at the 1934 FIFA World Cup. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland.

Professional career[edit]

Amrhein began his professional career with Baltimore Canton of the American Soccer League in 1934 and played with them through the 1946-1947 season. In 1936, Canton became known as the Baltimore S.C. In 1940, Baltimore S.C. shared the National Challenge Cup title with Chicago Sparta after the two played to 0-0 and 2-2 ties.[1] In 1942, the team became known as the Baltimore Americans. Under this name, Amrhein and his team mates won the 1945-1946 ASL championship.

National team[edit]

Amrhein was in the U.S. team for the 1934 FIFA World Cup, but did play in the only U.S. game of the cup, a 7-1 loss to eventual champion Italy.[2]

Amrhein was inducted into the Maryland Soccer Hall of Fame in 1981.[3]

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