Charles Altemose

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Charlie Altmose
Personal information
Full name Charles William Altemose, Jr.
Date of birth (1913-06-03)June 3, 1913
Date of death January 26, 1995(1995-01-26) (aged 81)
Place of death Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1935– Philadelphia German-Americans
Brooklyn Hispano
–1947 Philadelphia Nationals
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Charlie “Chili” Altemose[1] (June 3, 1913 – January 26, 1995 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) was a U.S. soccer player who was a member of the U.S. soccer team at the 1936 Summer Olympics and 1956 Summer Olympics. He also played twelve seasons in the American Soccer League.

Altemose grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where his father died in 1924.[2] In 1935, he joined the Philadelphia German-Americans of the American Soccer League. In 1936, Altemose and his teammates won the 1936 National Challenge Cup.[3] He later played for Brooklyn Hispano and finished his career with the Philadelphia Nationals in 1947.[4] In 1936, he was selected for the U.S. team at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Altemose and his teammates played one game, a 1-0 loss to Italy.[5]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-27. Retrieved 2010-10-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ Bethlehem Steel Memorial
  3. ^ USA - List of US Open Cup Finals
  4. ^ The Year in American Soccer – 1945
  5. ^ FIFA Player Profile
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