Thomas Duggan

A forward who scored 54 goals during his eight-season career in the original American Soccer League of the 1920s.

Duggan, who was born in England, emigrated to the United States in 1911 as a teenager and later began his senior career in the National Association Foot Ball League, where he played for Babcock & Wilcox of Bayonne, N.J., West Hudson of Harrison, N.J., and Merchant Ship of Harriman, Pa. He moved to the ASL at the start of that league in 1921 with the New York Football Club, and over the course of his ASL career also played for Paterson, Indiana Flooring, New York Giants, New York Nationals and Newark Skeeters. His best season was 1923-24, when he scored 14 goals in 27 games for the New York Football Club. He was a member of the Paterson FC team that won the U.S. Open Cup in 1923, and scored one of the Paterson goals against Scullin Steel in the final.

Inducted in 1955.

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