SASH Sessions

SASH Session, Friday, September 16 at 12 pm ET: Great Lakes Soccer from the 1880s to the 1930s and the Emergence of the Intercity League Updated with Video

September 14, 2022

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Craig Tower will discuss soccer’s development in the Great Lakes area from its beginnings in the 1880s to the formation of the Intercity League, which included teams from Chicago, Detroit, and Cleveland.

SASH Session, Friday, August 26 at 12 pm ET: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the New York Cosmos First NASL Championship Updated with Video

August 22, 2022

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New York Cosmos historian and SASH director Dr. David Kilpatrick will host a roundtable discussion with New York Cosmos alumni Randy Horton, Josef Jelinek, Werner Roth, and John O’Reilly.

SASH Session, July 8 at 12 pm ET: An Illustrated Guide to Anglo-American Football History Before 1850 Updated with Video

July 6, 2022

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Tom Langton’s presentation will be illustrated with images from the FIFA-Langton Collection and the Langton Football Archives collection. Updated with Video

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 3 PM ET: Special SASH Session with The Athletic‘s Pablo Maurer and Matt Pentz Updated with Video

June 16, 2022

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The Athletic’s Pablo Maurer and Matt Pentz will discuss their recent article,“The disappearance of Wee Willie McLean: Solving America’s oldest soccer mystery.” Updated with Video

SASH Session, Friday, June 3 at 12 pm ET: A Book Talk with Michael Lewis, author of Alive and Kicking: The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers UPDATED WITH VIDEO

SASH Session, Friday, June 3 at 12 pm ET: A Book Talk with Michael Lewis, author of Alive and Kicking: The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers UPDATED WITH VIDEO

June 1, 2022

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Veteran soccer journalist Michael Lewis will discuss his new book on the Rochester Lancers. UPDATED WITH VIDEO

SASH Session, Friday, May 6 at 12 pm ET: ASL100 Updated with video

May 4, 2022

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In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the first American Soccer League season, May’s SASH Session will feature ASL presentations from Dan Creel, Gabe Logan, and James Brown.

“Research Roundtable” SASH Session on Friday, April 1 at 12 pm ET Updated with Video

March 30, 2022

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Steven Torres, Chuck Carlson and Bob Gansler are the presenters for the inaugural Research Roundtable SASH Session. Updated with Video

SASH Session on Friday, Jan. 28 at 1 pm EST with Chris Bolsmann and George Kioussis, editors of Soccer Frontiers: The Global Game in the United States, 1863–1913 *Updated with video

SASH Session on Friday, Jan. 28 at 1 pm EST with Chris Bolsmann and George Kioussis, editors of Soccer Frontiers: The Global Game in the United States, 1863–1913 *Updated with video

January 26, 2022

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The editors of Soccer Frontiers will discuss the book, to which a number of SASH members contributed. Updated with video

SASH Session, Friday, Oct. 15 at 12 pm ET: A Book Talk with Brian D. Bunk, author of From Football to Soccer: The Early History of the Beautiful Game in the United States *Updated with video

SASH Session, Friday, Oct. 15 at 12 pm ET: A Book Talk with Brian D. Bunk, author of From Football to Soccer: The Early History of the Beautiful Game in the United States *Updated with video

October 13, 2021

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Brian D. Bunk will talk about his new book on Friday, Oct. 15 at noon ET.

SASH Session, Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 11:30 AM EDT: Toffee Soccer: Everton in North America co-author David France and EFC Fans’ Forum’s Tony Sampson Updated with video

SASH Session, Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 11:30 AM EDT: Toffee Soccer: Everton in North America co-author David France and EFC Fans’ Forum’s Tony Sampson Updated with video

May 12, 2021

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Toffee Soccer co-author David France discusses the history of Everton’s North America tours and is joined by Everton Fans’ Forum international lead Tony Sampson. Updated with video

SASH Session Friday, May 7 at 12 pm EDT with NSHOF Executive Director Djorn Buchholz Updated with Video

SASH Session Friday, May 7 at 12 pm EDT with NSHOF Executive Director Djorn Buchholz Updated with Video

May 5, 2021

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Updated with Video National Soccer Hall of Fame Executive Director Djorn Buchholz will talk about his tenure at the Hall from its 2018 opening in Frisco, developing a new process for the induction of Hall of Famers, managing the organization during a global pandemic, and plans for the future.

SASH Session, Friday, March 12 at 1pm ET: “Peters, Clovers, and Blue Chippers: the Emerald Influence on American Soccer” Updated with video

March 10, 2021

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Michael Kielty, Pádraig Coyle, and Conor Curran will discuss the Irish influence on soccer in the United States.

SASH Virtual Session on Friday, February 5 at 12 pm ET: “Gentlemen of Color”: Oliver and Fred Watson, the earliest known African American soccer players in the United States Updated with video

February 5, 2021

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Black Soccer, SASH Sessions:

Ed Farnsworth and Brian Bunk will present their research on Oliver and Fred Watson, two Black players born in Rhode Island who played between 1894 and 1907.