The Next Level

Could 1924-25 be the American Soccer League’s most successful season yet? This episode traces all the changes as the ASL continued to expand.

Listen to the podcast here.

Herbert Carlsson lined for Sweden vs. the Netherlands 1919. Image: Wikipedia

Much of the material about Herbert Carlsson adapted from Gunnar Persson, “Voyage to Indiana. The Swedish Great Murren Carlsson’s Doomed attempt to make in the USA” in The Blizzard, #14 (Sept. 2014).

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: The Columbians, “Nancy”

Ted Lewis and his Orchestra,  “There’ll be some Changes Made ”

Edmond Hall and his Quartet, “I want to be Happy”

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

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