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The year is 1906. Ohio pro teams Canton and Massillon have assembled dream teams consisting of the best players in the country. NFP, along with the Professional Football Researchers Association, is proud to bring you the story of the first, and maybe biggest, pro football scandal, ever. Our new podcast, Throwbacks, will tell some of the most compelling stories of football’s past in an engaging way.
Much of the original story appeared in print in the 1984 PFRA Annual #5.
Music featured in this episode by the following (in order of appearance):
Dexter Britain – The Time to Run
Tascott – Shame on You (1905)
The Years – The In Crowd
Football – Dan Quinn (1906)
Simon Robinson – Country Trouble
Jackson F. Smith – Cantina Rag
Link Wray & his Ray Men – Rumble
Booker T. & the MG’s – Soul Dressing
Milt Buckner – The Beast
Hugh Masekela – Grazing in the Grass
Victor Herbet Orchestra – The Ameer (1912)
Combustible Edison – Spy vs Spy
Calexico – Whipping the Horse’s Eye
Bill Frisell, Ron Miles, Curtis Fowlkes, and Eyvind Kang – “Coffaro’s Theme”
Dexter Britain – The Time to Run (Finale)
Red Molly – “Ohio”
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