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Chicago Salmon Celebrate Their 20th 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 Minnesota. If you are interested in playing for the Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club - contact us.

2015 Season

The 2015 Chicago Salmon Season will find us playing as many as thirty one events. Nine “home games” will be played, eight in Lincoln Park east of the Chicago History Museum, and one at the Des Plaines Historic Methodist Campground. Think about joining our 2015 barnstorming journey either as a player or a "crank."
Gary The Professor Schiappacasse, Player/Coach

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Imagine playing vintage base ball at the Carnton Plantation on Saturday, March 28th, with ball players from the VBBA.
www.carnton.org/visit.htm (3 photos)
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Our "home field" finds us playing in Lincoln Park eight days this coming season. Bring the family and a picnic lunch and enjoy a base ball team that plays for the "love of the game" as gentlemen and ladies. And it is free! ... See MoreSee Less

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As a "barnstorming " club nine we play most of our 31 dates on the road. Here is a team photo taken of the Chicago Salmon at Deep River Grinders' Grinder Field, June 2014, in Hobart, Indiana. ... See MoreSee Less

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