Fantastic Fall River

The season three finale of the podcast describes Fall River’s run to the ASL title and gives out the season’s awards.

Listen to the podcast here.

The American Soccer League team of the season, 1923-24.

Music in the episode from archive.org

Theme song: Bix Beiderbecke, “Clarinet Marmalade”

Headlines: Waring’s Pennsylvanians, “Bolshevik”

Sponsor: Frank Teschemacher’s Chicagoans, “Jazz Me Blues”

Additional Music: Heitor Villa-Lobos, “Chôros, No. 2” peformed by William Bennett and Friends

Jimmy Blythe,  “Chicago Stomp”

Paul Whiteman, “Linger Awhile”

Sounds from www.freesound.org: football score.wav by winsx8

Author: Brian

Brian D. Bunk is the creator and host of the Soccer History USA podcast. He is a senior lecturer in history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His early research focused on Modern Spanish history and his book Ghosts of Passion: Martyrdom, Gender, and the Origins of the Spanish Civil War appeared in 2007. His recent work examines the history of sport in the United States with an emphasis on boxing and soccer. Articles on these topics have been published in the Journal of Sport History, Sport in History and Sport in Society.

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