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Johnny Jaap
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Johnny Jaap

1953 Inductee

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Forward who was a mainstay of the Bethlehem Steel team in the 1920s. Jaap, who was born in Scotland and grew up near Pittsburgh, played for several outstanding Pittsburgh-area teams before joining Bethlehem Steel in 1921. He won American Soccer League championships with the Steelworkers in 1922 and 1927 and a U.S. Open Cup in 1926, when he scored one of Bethlehem’s goals in the final against Ben Millers of St. Louis. Inducted in 1953.

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