Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Lalo Sanchez
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Lalo Sanchez was born in Dallas, Texas, and moved to Minnesota after serving as a military policeman during World War II. He organized his first soccer team in Minnesota in 1947, and as coach of the Azteca Soccer Club, which he organized in 1969 with youth players from the West Side community, he has received many awards for himself and the team. Azteca won state championships in 1973, 1974 and 1975. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Soccer, including the following topics: league structure in Minnesota; awards received by Azteca; type of training required; reasons why Humboldt High School should have a soccer team; and discrimination and exclusion by the Minnesota Soccer Association.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
9 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:21:48 running time
Creation Interviewee: Sanchez, Lalo
Interviewer: Saucedo, Ramedo J.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/23/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.62
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

User Comments

  • Anthony Sanchez on June 3, 2014 05:41:53 PM

    Proud to say that Lalo is my grandfather!

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