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Edgar Pomeroy
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Edgar Pomeroy

1955 Inductee


Organizer of the Oakland Hornets


Founded the first San Francisco Bay Area League

1932 - 1942

Manager of the San Francisco Barbarians

An early organizer of both teams and leagues in California. Pomeroy, who was born in England and came to the United States in 1888 at the age of 21, organized the Oakland Hornets, who later became the San Francisco Barbarians, in 1898. He founded the first San Francisco Bay area league in 1902 and served as commissioner of the Olympic Club and manager of the Barbarians. Elected honorary president of the Northern California Soccer Association in 1942. Inducted in 1955.

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