In 1953 played on the U.S. soccer team against England in Yankee Stadium, and was a member of the 1952 U.S. Olympic Team. Originally planned to be played at Wembley, but due to the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth, the site was moved to the United States. At the time, Tom was probably the youngest player to receive a CAP for the United States Team. As a Tribute to the game, Tom had his socks and shoes from the game, along with a picture of the Queen placed in a shadow box.
As we continue to identify the members of the SECO team, we can identify some. L-R Standing Oscar Moosman (coach), Bill Eppy (HOF 1985), ? , Tom Schultz (HOF 1992), ? , Jack Menke (HOF 1992), Bob Whitehead (HOF 1996), ? , Tom Julius (HOF 1988), ? , ? .
L-R Kneeling ? , Pete Traina (HOF 1983), Rich Meisemann (HOF 1984), ball boy Jim Murphy (HOF 1989), ? , ? , ? , Russ Murphy (HOF 1984)
It is an amazing history of St. Louis Soccer. Thanks for your contribution, Tom
Thanks for sharing this site with me this evening, Tom. Love the stories and the accomplishments. See you soon, my friend.