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Belhamel: The Story of Eddy Hamel
Belhamel: The Story of Eddy Hamel
Jim McGough

Eddy Hamel was the greatest American soccer player you’ve never heard of. He was the first American to play in any major... more

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Episode 9: The Recovered Legacy of Eddy Hamel

Eddy Hamel's life is commemorated in modern-day Amsterdam.This episode featured Menno Pot, Jurryt van de Vooren, and Deborah Kalkoene.Music Credits:An... more

01 Apr 2024 · 18 minutes
Episode 8: Auschwitz - Selection and Survival

Leon faces hunger, beatings, and a fateful separation from his friend, Eddy Hamel.This episode featured Kevin E. Simpson, Jurryt van... more

25 Mar 2024 · 34 minutes
Episode 7: Leon Greenman

Leon Greenman, a British citizen living in Rotterdam, is separated from his wife and child and forced into an uncertain... more

18 Mar 2024 · 30 minutes
Episode 6: Westerbork

Eddy and his family are imprisoned at Kamp Westerbork for three months, before they are all deported to Auschwitz.This episode... more

11 Mar 2024 · 20 minutes
Episode 5: Jews Out, Gentiles In

Under the Reichskommissariat order, Eddy faces arrest during the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam.This episode featured Jurryt van de Vooren.Music Credits:An... more

04 Mar 2024 · 18 minutes
Episode 4: Eddy's First and Last Jewish Club

Eddy commits to coaching HEDW, a club with predominantly Jewish members, in the lead up to World War II.Music Credits:An... more

26 Feb 2024 · 17 minutes
Episode 3: Amsterdam and Beverwijk

Following his departure from Alcmaria Victrix, Eddy takes on a coaching role with De Kennemers.Music Credits:An Angel Will Rise (purple-planet.com)Clean... more

19 Feb 2024 · 17 minutes
Episode 2: Player Becomes Coach

In the 1930s, Eddy transitions to coaching, achieving success with RKSV Volendam's first-ever championship.Music Credits:An Angel Will Rise (purple-planet.com)Clean Soul... more

12 Feb 2024 · 20 minutes
Episode 1: Belhamel, the Trickster

Eddy Hamel, the first Jewish player for Ajax, draws immediate attention and fame, but the American-born star is ineligible to... more

05 Feb 2024 · 20 minutes
Introducing: Belhamel

Our 9-part series begins 2/5/24.Music Credit: An Angel Will Rise (purple-planet.com)Visit the series website: belhamelpodcast.comFollow us @belhamelpodcast Hosted on Acast.... more

27 Jan 2024 · 1 minute
Belhamel: The Story of Eddy Hamel
Episode 9: The Recovered Legacy of Eddy Hamel
Belhamel: The Story of Eddy Hamel
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