Dezső Grósz

Biographical information

Full nameDezső•Grósz (Nagy)
Used nameDezső•Grósz
Born19 September 1898 in Baja, Bács-Kiskun (HUN)
Died13 March 1987 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
AffiliationsVAC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Dezső Grósz was a defender for VAC and played two matches with the Hungarian national team in 1924 and 1926. In 1924 he was a member of the Olympic team, but did not play. Seeking better opportunities, he moved to the United States in 1926 where he continued his career and played with several teams, including the Brooklyn Wanderers, Philadelphia, and New York Americans, eventually retiring in 1937. He regularly reported on American events while working as a correspondent for the Hungarian sports magazine „Nemzeti Sport”.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Football (Football) HUN Dezső Grósz
Football, Men (Olympic) Hungary DNS