The Magic of the Cups

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The National Challenge Cup trophy. Image: sieu.edu

In this episode I examine the American Soccer League at the half way point in the first season. I also recount the performance of ASL clubs in the 1921-22 National Challenge Cup and other state and regional competitions.

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: Paul Whiteman , “That American Boy of Mine”

Lena Wilson and the Jazz Masters, “The Wicked Five Blues”

Zez Confrey, “Stumbling”

Sounds from www.freesound.org: football score.wav by winsx87

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