Rudy Kuntner

A forward who played in the Olympic Games and won a U.S. Open Cup title, 17 years apart.

Kuntner, who was born in Austria and moved to the United States as a child, was the star of the U.S. team at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam. He had begun playing the American Soccer League the year before, with New York Giants, and continued in the first and second incarnations of that league for nearly two decades. He capped his ASL career in 1945 at the age of 37 by starring in the Brookhattan team that was only the second after to win the ASL-U.S. Open Cup-Lewis Cup triple.

Inducted in 1963.

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