Cincinnati Kids

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The Cincinnati Kids were a soccer team based out of Cincinnati that played in the original Major Indoor Soccer League. They played only in the 1978–79 MISL season and were partially owned by Pete Rose. Their home arena was Riverfront Coliseum.

The Cincinnati Kids are referenced in "Sparky" an episode of the TV show WKRP in Cincinnati which guest-starred baseball great Sparky Anderson as himself. Anderson was hired by the station as a host of a new talk radio program. Anderson's first guest is the captain of the Cincinnati Kids Derek Doogle played by guest star Andrew Bloch. The episode first aired December 24, 1979 after the team had folded. In the Kids' only season in Cincinnati the average attendance was 3,191 per game.[citation needed]

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Home Games At Riverfront Coliseum[edit]

  • December 27, 1978 – vs Philadelphia Fever
  • January 5, 1979 – vs New York Arrows
  • January 7, 1979 – vs Houston Summit
  • January 14, 1979 – vs Cleveland Force
  • January 25, 1979 – vs Pittsburgh Spirit
  • February 6, 1979 – vs Pittsburgh Spirit
  • February 10, 1979 – vs Moscow Spartak
  • February 13, 1979 – vs Houston Summit
  • March 3, 1979 – vs Houston Summit
  • March 4, 1979 – vs Cleveland Force
  • March 10, 1979 – vs Philadelphia Fever
  • March 18, 1979 – vs Pittsburgh Spirit

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