The Baltimore German was an American soccer club based in Baltimore, Maryland that was a member of the American Soccer League. After their first season, the club was renamed the Baltimore Americans.[note 1] The Americans won the Lewis Cup in 1947. The league purchased the franchise three games into the 1948/49.[3]


Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs National Cup
1938/39 N/A ASL 6th, National Did not qualify ?
1939/40 N/A ASL 11th No playoff ?
1940/41 N/A ASL 9th No playoff ?
1941/42 N/A ASL 10th No playoff ?
1942/43 N/A ASL 5th No playoff ?
1943/44 N/A ASL 3rd No playoff ?
1944/45 N/A ASL 4th No playoff ?
1945/46 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1946/47 N/A ASL 4th No playoff ?
1947/48 N/A ASL 4th No playoff ?
1948/49 N/A ASL Withdrew after 3 games N/A N/A
  1. ^ Another Baltimore team playing in the league at the same time, Baltimore S.C., did not become a new Baltimore Americans club. Baltimore S.C. withdrew from the league for the 1942/43 season and returned for the next season.[1][2] The Baltimore Americans continued with the league.


  1. ^ Graham, William (March 31, 1943). "National Cup Final Slated For New York". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. p. 18.
  2. ^ Graham, William (March 31, 1943). "Baltimore S.C. Reorganizes for Loop Play". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. p. 10.
  3. ^ Graham, William (October 6, 1948). "Wanderer Club Again Wiped Off Soccer Books". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. p. 20.