Bert Larson

An influential figure in Connecticut soccer for decades.

Larson held numerous positions in the Connecticut Soccer Association and the Connecticut Youth Soccer Association from the 1940s to the 1970s, and was soccer correspondent for the Hartford Courant for 25 years. Larson, who was of Swedish descent and was born and raised in central Massachusetts, had played for 20 years prior to World War II, primarily with Boston Swedish and Providence Vikings.

Inducted in 1988.