AMSH Names Phil Ritson to Advisory Council

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from American Sports History Incorporated

    BAY SHORE, N.Y., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Herbert J. Hefke, President and Chief Executive Officer of
 American Sports History Incorporated (OTC Bulletin Board:   AMSH) has named
 Phil Ritson as a member of the company's Advisory Council.
     Mr. Ritson, whose accomplished career has spanned six decades, is
 recognized as one of the world's premier golf instructors.  Mr. Ritson is
 currently the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Phil Ritson Golf
 Institute at Orange County National Golf Center in Orlando, Florida.  His
 pupils include numerous accomplished PGA playing and teaching professionals;
 Mr. Ritson himself is a former South African Masters Champion.  Mr. Ritson has
 been recognized by both Golf Magazine and Golf Digest as one of the 50 best
 teaching professionals in America.  He has authored numerous books, articles
 and videos on golf instruction, as well as television commentary for Golf
 Channel and Golf Forum.
     As a member of the Advisory Council, Mr. Ritson joins Charles McCabe
 (retired Executive Vice President of Chase Bank), Orel Hershiser (former major
 league pitcher & Cy Young Award winner), John Hart (Executive Vice President
 and General Manager of the Cleveland Indians) and Lou Carnesecca (former men's
 basketball coach with St. John's University).  The company established the
 Advisory Council to advise management on matters relating to the company's
 sports related businesses.  The forum draws on its members' experiences as
 seasoned leaders both in sports and in business.
     Of Phil Ritson's appointment to the council, Mr. Hefke said, "Having Phil
 actively involved as a contributing member of our organization is a real
 asset.  Phil Ritson's methodology toward instruction and commitment to
 excellence are second to none."  Mr. Ritson will also become the lead golf
 professional for American Sports Academy, LLC, a subsidiary of the company and
 Sportsinfo.com (the company's web based sports instruction and education
 business).  American Sports History Incorporated will have an office at the
 Phil Ritson Golf Institute at Orange County National in Orlando, Florida.
 
     The Company's common stock is traded over the counter as a bulletin board
 stock under the symbol AMSH.  The Company is focused on providing sports
 educational and informational content utilizing the capabilities of
 traditional media, the Internet, and emerging technologies.
 
     All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included in this
 press release are, or may be, forward-looking statements within the meaning of
 Section 27(a) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21(e) of
 the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended.  Without limiting the
 foregoing, the words "believes", "anticipates", "plans", "intends", "expects"
 and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.
 Various economic and competitive factors could cause actual results or events
 to differ materially from those discussed in such forward looking statements,
 including without limitation, the Company's degree of leverage, the Company's
 dependence on major customers and key personnel, competition, and the other
 factors discussed in this press release with respect to the Company's
 business.  Accordingly, such forward-looking statements do not purport to be
 predictions of future events or circumstances and may not be realized.  The
 Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly
 any updates or any change in the Company's expectations with regard thereto or
 any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is
 based.
 
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SOURCE American Sports History Incorporated
    BAY SHORE, N.Y., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Herbert J. Hefke, President and Chief Executive Officer of
 American Sports History Incorporated (OTC Bulletin Board:   AMSH) has named
 Phil Ritson as a member of the company's Advisory Council.
     Mr. Ritson, whose accomplished career has spanned six decades, is
 recognized as one of the world's premier golf instructors.  Mr. Ritson is
 currently the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Phil Ritson Golf
 Institute at Orange County National Golf Center in Orlando, Florida.  His
 pupils include numerous accomplished PGA playing and teaching professionals;
 Mr. Ritson himself is a former South African Masters Champion.  Mr. Ritson has
 been recognized by both Golf Magazine and Golf Digest as one of the 50 best
 teaching professionals in America.  He has authored numerous books, articles
 and videos on golf instruction, as well as television commentary for Golf
 Channel and Golf Forum.
     As a member of the Advisory Council, Mr. Ritson joins Charles McCabe
 (retired Executive Vice President of Chase Bank), Orel Hershiser (former major
 league pitcher & Cy Young Award winner), John Hart (Executive Vice President
 and General Manager of the Cleveland Indians) and Lou Carnesecca (former men's
 basketball coach with St. John's University).  The company established the
 Advisory Council to advise management on matters relating to the company's
 sports related businesses.  The forum draws on its members' experiences as
 seasoned leaders both in sports and in business.
     Of Phil Ritson's appointment to the council, Mr. Hefke said, "Having Phil
 actively involved as a contributing member of our organization is a real
 asset.  Phil Ritson's methodology toward instruction and commitment to
 excellence are second to none."  Mr. Ritson will also become the lead golf
 professional for American Sports Academy, LLC, a subsidiary of the company and
 Sportsinfo.com (the company's web based sports instruction and education
 business).  American Sports History Incorporated will have an office at the
 Phil Ritson Golf Institute at Orange County National in Orlando, Florida.
 
     The Company's common stock is traded over the counter as a bulletin board
 stock under the symbol AMSH.  The Company is focused on providing sports
 educational and informational content utilizing the capabilities of
 traditional media, the Internet, and emerging technologies.
 
     All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included in this
 press release are, or may be, forward-looking statements within the meaning of
 Section 27(a) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21(e) of
 the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended.  Without limiting the
 foregoing, the words "believes", "anticipates", "plans", "intends", "expects"
 and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.
 Various economic and competitive factors could cause actual results or events
 to differ materially from those discussed in such forward looking statements,
 including without limitation, the Company's degree of leverage, the Company's
 dependence on major customers and key personnel, competition, and the other
 factors discussed in this press release with respect to the Company's
 business.  Accordingly, such forward-looking statements do not purport to be
 predictions of future events or circumstances and may not be realized.  The
 Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly
 any updates or any change in the Company's expectations with regard thereto or
 any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is
 based.
 
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