Philadelphia German-American was an American
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club based in
Philadelphia, often called Philly, is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the sixth-largest city in the U.S., the second-largest city in both the Northeast megalopolis and Mid-Atlantic regions after New York City. Since ...
that was an inaugural member of the professional American Soccer League
Before the 1941/42 season the club became known as the Philadelphia Americans. During the 1953/54 season, the franchise was bought by a trucking magnate and renamed the Uhrik Truckers.
The team earned a "mini-double" in 1955 winning the league championship and league cup (the Lewis Cup
). The club also won the National Amateur Cup
in 1933 and 1934 and the Lewis Cup in 1941, 1943 and 1958.
* Jimmy Mills
American Soccer League (1933–1983) teams
Defunct soccer clubs in Pennsylvania
Soccer clubs in Philadelphia
1933 establishments in Pennsylvania
1966 disestablishments in Pennsylvania
Association football clubs established in 1933
Association football clubs disestablished in 1966
Works soccer clubs in the United States
U.S. Open Cup winners