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Erno Schwarz
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Erno Schwarz

1951 Inductee

1929

U.S. Open Cup Winner

The business manager of the American Soccer League from the 1930s to the 1960s and owner of the New York Americans ASL team for much of that time. Schwarz wielded tremendous influence over American soccer during those years, particularly because of his involvement in organizing dozens of games between American teams and touring foreign clubs. Schwarz, who had won two caps for his native Hungary, stayed in America after touring here with the Hakoah team from Vienna in 1926. Inducted in 1951.

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