RH Call Up #3 with Jim McGough

RH Call Up #3 with Jim McGough

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Jim McGough founded Ajax USA, a prominent unofficial supporters club of AFC Ajax Amsterdam which he operated from 1996 to 2007. Over the past two decades, he has conducted extensive research on the life of Eddy Hamel, the first American, and first Jewish player of AFC Ajax Amsterdam, for a book in progress. He was interviewed in 2019 by Sports Illustrated for an article about Hamel: Remember the Ringleader. He lives in California.

Show Notes:

Eddy as Coach of De Kennemers
This is the only known picture of Eddy’s wife, Johanna. She is wearing a beret and glasses.
The home where Eddy Hamel was born in the upper east side of New York City.

Photos courtesy of Jim McGough.