1937 National Challenge Cup

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The 1937 National Challenge Cup was the annual open cup held by the United States Football Association now known as the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Eastern Division[edit]

First round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
January 24 - Philadelphia            
 Philadelphia Germans  5
February 7,13
 Trenton Highlanders  2  
 Philadelphia Germans  1-0
January 17 - Newark
   Irish-Americans  1-1  
 Irish-Americans  3
February 28 - Newark
 St. Michael's  1  
 Irish-Americans  0
January 17 - New York
   Brooklyn Hispano  1  
 Brooklyn Hispano  6
February 7 - New York
 Hosiery Local  0  
 Brooklyn Hispano  3
January 24 - New York
   Brookhattan  2  
 Brookhattan  5
March 13,14 - New York
 Baltimore SC  1  
 Brooklyn Hispano  2-0
January 17/February 7 - New York
   New York Americans  0-3
 New York Americans  4-6
February 21 - New York
 German Hungarians  0-2  
 New York Americans  2
January 24 - New York
   St. Mary's Celtic  1  
 St. Mary's Celtic  5
February 28 - New York
 Paterson Caledonian  1  
 New York Americans  2
January 10 - Newark
   Scots Americans  1  
 Scots Americans  4
February 7 - Newark
 Patapsco Rangers  1  
 Scots Americans  2
January 17 - Philadelphia
   Philadelphia Passon  1  
 Philadelphia Passon  4
 Hatikvoh  0  

Western Division[edit]

First round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
January 10 - Detroit            
 Detroit Chevrolets  0
February 7 - St. Louis
 Shamrocks  4  
 Shamrocks  1
January 31 - Cleveland
   Slavia Bartunek  0  
 Slavia Bartunek  3
March 7 - St. Louis
 Graphite Bronze  2  
 Shamrocks  2
February 7 - St. Louis
   Town Criers  1  
 Town Criers  5
February 28 - St. Louis
 Club Lotus  1  
 Town Criers  2
February 14 - St. Louis
   Burkes  1  
 Burkes  1
March 21, April 4
 North Side Optimists  0  
 Shamrocks  3-0
January 18 - Chicago
   Sparta Garden City  1-0
 Sparta Garden City  3
January 31 - Chicago
 Milwaukee Vienna  1  
 Sparta Garden City  5
January 10 - Chicago
   Olympia  0  
 Olympia  2
February 21 - Chicago
 Maccabee  1  
 Sparta Garden City  6
January 10 - Bridgeville
   Castle Shannon  4  
 Dunlevy  0
January 31 - Pittsburgh
 Castle Shannon  1  
 Castle Shannon  2
January 10 - Rochester
   Heidelberg  1  
 Kodak Park  0
 Heidelberg  2  

Final[edit]

First game[edit]

April 11, 1937
St. Louis Shamrocks (MO) 1–0 New York Americans (NY)
44' Eddie Kane
Public Schools Stadium; St. Louis, Missouri
Attendance: 5083
Referee: Tom Crompton

Second game[edit]

April 18, 1937
New York Americans (NY) 4–2 St. Louis Shamrocks (MO)
2' Jim Smith
Rudy Kuntner
57' George Michaels
70' Freddy Ferreira
Billy Gonsalves
47' Joe Strattman
Starlight Park; Bronx, New York
Attendance: 6000
Referee: James Walders

Source[edit]

  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch