Date of Birth: 07/03/1951
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College Experience: East Stroudsburg State
For a player with the kind of North American Soccer League career Bob Rigby had, its surprising that he was only picked for the US seven times. He still has one of the lowest goals against averages for a season in any topflight, 0.62 in his rookie year with the Philadelphia Atoms, winning the NASL championship.
Rigby is now as a gymnastics coach.
National Team Highlights:
1975: Won his last cap against Mexico on Aug, 25th during the Mexico City Tournament '75.
1973: Made his debut against Haiti on Nov. 3rd.
1972: Member of the US Olympic Team.
1983: Retired after a season with the Golden Bat Earthquakes.
1981-82: Moved with the Atoms who became the Montreal Manic, making the conference semifinals in 1981.
1979: Returned to Philadelphia with the Fury.
1977: Traded to the LA Aztecs.
1976: Traded to the New York Cosmos.
1974: Second consecutive All-Star team.
1973: Drafted in the first round by the expansion Philadelphia Atoms, winning the NASL Championship and setting the NASL record for lowest season goals against average. Became the first American soccer plater to make the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Youth and College: A two time All-American at East Stroudsburg State University.