Robert Annis

A midfielder who was a member of the United States team at the 1950 World Cup in Brazil.

Annis was one of the stars of the Simkins Ford team from St. Louis that won the U.S. Open Cup in 1948 and again in 1950, defeating Brookhattan of New York in the 1948 final and Ponta Delgada of Fall River in the 1950 final. His teammates on those cup-winning Simpkins teams included his World Cup teammates Frank Borghi, Charlie Colombo, Gino Pariani and Pee Wee Wallace. He also was a member of the United States team at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, and represented the United States in two friendlies that same year, against Ireland en route home from the Olympics and against Israel.

Inducted in 1976.

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