|Date of birth||21 June 1926|
|Place of birth||Reconvilier, Switzerland|
|Date of death||5 September 2011(aged 85)|
|Place of death||Zurich, Switzerland|
|Playing position||Centre Forward|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Reconvilier, Ballaman began playing football with FC Reconvilier at age 15. in 1946, he joined FC Biel-Bienne, where he would win the 1946–47 Nationalliga A title. He played a total of 14 seasons in the Nationalliga A with FC Biel-Bienne, Grasshopper Club Zürich and FC Winterthur, scoring 271 league goals.
Ballaman earned 50 caps and scored 18 goals for the Switzerland national football team. He played in the 1954 FIFA World Cup on home soil, where he scored 4 goals and Switzerland reached the quarterfinals.
Ballaman died at age 85 in September 2011.
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- swissinfo.ch retrieved 2nd Oct 2011
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- Robert Ballaman – FIFA competition record
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