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Chicago Salmon Celebrate Their 21st Season

Welcome to the website of the Chicago Salmon - Vintage Base Ball Club.

We play a vintage style of base ball dating back to 1858 and are affiliated with the Vintage Base Ball Association. We have a roster consisting of players from around the Chicagoland area and have matches against other area teams and “barnstorm” on the road to Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Iowa. If you are interested in playing for the Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club - contact us.

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Wouldn't it be great for the Chicago Salmon to play not only at Navin Field in Detroit but also Hamtramck Stadium another park that Ty Cobb played ball in.Detroit Stars owner John Roesink (right) and Detroit Tigers star Ty Cobb talk a little Turkey, circa 1925. ... See MoreSee Less

Wouldnt it be great for the Chicago Salmon to play not only at Navin Field in Detroit but also Hamtramck Stadium another park that Ty Cobb played ball in.

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been there, done that professor.

Who do you think threw out the first pitch?A little Hamtramck Stadium trivia for you:

Anybody know who threw out the first pitch at our grand opening in 1930?
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Who do you think threw out the first pitch?

A great opportunity to spend time with vintage base ball clubs from around the country and spend time at the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

VBBA Conference 2017Mar 24, 3:00pmOtesaga Resort Hotel2017 annual vintage base ball conference.

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VBBA Conference 2017

I met the author of a new biography, Ted Strong Junior, Sherman L. Jenkins today. Ted was both a Negro League All Star and a member of the Harlem Globe Trotters. I promised Sherman I would promote his book on the Chicago Salmon website and Facebook page. www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/opinion/ct-abn-crosby-negro-league-baseball-st-...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGjOyrVpILkAuthor Sherman Jenkins was interview about his book "Ted Strong Jr.: The Untold Story of an Original Harlem Globetrotter and Negro Leagues All-Star" on WJOL ...
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