Fred Shields

A defender who was one of the stars of the Kearny Scots team that won five consecutive American Soccer League championships between 1937 and 1941.

Shields, who was born as Fred Zbikowski and played under that name for the United States in the 1936 Olympics, was a high school and college referee for nearly three decades after retiring as a player. Shields was one of the many people in American soccer whose playing careers were cut short by the outbreak of World War II.

Inducted in 1968.