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Thomas Swords
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Thomas Swords

1951 Inductee

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Forward who was captain of the first U.S. Men’s National Team, the squad that made a Scandinavian tour in the summer of 1916. Swords played the largest part of his career for the Fall River Rovers, from 1904 to 1909 and 1914 to 1920. He scored the only goal of Fall River’s 1-0 victory over Bethlehem Steel in the 1917 U.S. Open Cup final and also played in the cup final in 1916 and 1918. Inducted in 1951.

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