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Joe Gaetjens
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Joe Gaetjens

1976 Inductee

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Forward who scored the goal that gave the United States its 1-0 upset win against England in the 1950 World Cup in Brazil. That goal was the only one Gaetjens ever scored for the U.S. National Team, but he led the American Soccer League with 18 goals for Brookhattan in the 1949-50 ASL season. Gaetjens, who was born in Haiti, returned to Haiti in 1953 and disappeared there in 1964, apparently a victim of the secret police. Inducted in 1976.

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