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Ralph Caraffi

Induction Year: 1992 Sport: Soccer

Born in Pennsylvania, he came to Cleveland in 1925 to play for the American Hungarians and scored three goals in his first appearance to signal what was to be an exceptional career spanning a number of years. His team reached the Western Finals of The National Challenge Cup 2 out of 3 years, won the Ohio State Cup competition in 1926, 1927 and 1929, and was National Runner-Up in 1930. Ralph was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1959.