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Karl-Heinz Granitza
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Karl-Heinz Granitza

2003 Inductee

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Forward who was the No. 3 all-time goalscorer in the North American Soccer League, with 141 goals in his 225 games for the Chicago Sting. Granitza was unusual among the NASL’s biggest names in that he had not been a major star in his native country, West Germany, before starting his seven-season NASL career in 1978. Granitza, who scored seven goals in 10 games during the 1981 NASL playoffs, won NASL titles with the Sting in 1981 and 1984. Inducted in 2003.

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