Perhaps the city's best soccer player, he was selected for the U.S. Olympic team that lost in the 1952 Games in Helsinki. Raised in East Baltimore, Surock (above center) starred at Patterson and at the University of Baltimore, where he made All-American in 1951 and led the Bees to 29 consecutive victories. He is a member of the Maryland Soccer Hall of Fame.
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