Brooklyn Hispano
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Brooklyn Hispano

The Brooklyn Hispano was an American soccer club based in Brooklyn, New York that was an inaugural member of the reformed American Soccer League. The club was named the Brooklyn Giants for the 1942/43 season only.

The Hispano club competed in the Southern New York State Football Association with several successful runs in their Cup competition during the 1920s. The club won the competition in 1927 and 1930 as the New York Hispano. N.Y. Hispano was a member of the professional Eastern Soccer League - a rival of the A.S.L. during the "soccer war" of 1929-1930.

After 7 games of the 1933/34 ASL season the team merged with Brooklyn F.C.. The aggregation was renamed Brooklyn Hispano Football Club which began play on January 21, 1934 and assumed the record of Hispano F.C. in the standings.[1]

The club took the "double" in 1943 winning the league and National Challenge Cup. The team won the Lewis Cup in 1946.


Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs National Cup
1933/34 N/A ASL 7th No playoff Semifinals
1934/35 N/A ASL 4th No playoff First round
1935/36 N/A ASL 9th No playoff First round
1936/37 N/A ASL 1st, American Final Semifinals
1937/38 N/A ASL 5th, American Did not qualify First round
1938/39 N/A ASL 4th, American Did not qualify Second round
1939/40 N/A ASL 7th No playoff ?
1940/41 N/A ASL 5th No playoff ?
1941/42 N/A ASL 4th No playoff ?
1942/43 N/A ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) Champion
1943/44 N/A ASL 4th No playoff Champion
1944/45 N/A ASL 8th No playoff ?
1945/46 N/A ASL 2nd No playoff ?
1946/47 N/A ASL 3rd(t) No playoff ?
1947/48 N/A ASL 10th No playoff ?
1948/49 N/A ASL 1st(t) 1st Round Quarterfinal
1949/50 N/A ASL 8th No playoff ?
1950/51 N/A ASL 9th No playoff ?
1951/52 N/A ASL 8th No playoff ?
1952/53 N/A ASL 4th No playoff ?
1953/54 N/A ASL 4th No playoff ?
1954/55 N/A ASL 2nd No playoff ?
1955/56 N/A ASL 8th No playoff ?


  1. ^ "Korner Kicks". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 21 January 1934. page 40.

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