This Date in Sidekicks History

September 7

Outdoor Exhibition Scheduled

1988: The Sidekicks and SMU announced that they had scheduled an outdoor exhibition match to be played at Ownby Stadium on October 1.

What Might Have Been

1984: Golden Bay Earthquakes (NASL) owner Carl Berg rejected an offer from Sidekicks' owner Don Carter to purchase the contracts of Steve Zungul, Branko Segota, Fernando Clavijo, and 2 other players. The offer for all 6 players was $700,000 cash.

Berg instead sold the players to the San Diego Sockers for an unknown amount that included an ownership stake in the Sockers.


It Only Hurts When I Breathe


Regular Season Games


Player (re)Signed

1990: Doc Lawson signed a new contact, allowing him to become the only player to play in the first 13 season of the M(I)SL.