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STEP BACK IN TIME
TO THE HISTORIC METHODIST CAMPGROUND Of DES PLAINES
Attend the Vintage Base Ball Association’s 2016 Conference, April 15, 16, 17, 2016
Serving the Vintage Base Ball Community for 20 years
Hosted By The Chicago Salmon, Celebrating 20 Years of “Playing for the Love of the Game”
1996-2016
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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.

Chicago Salmon News and Updates From Facebook

The Chicago Salmon had back to back dates first traveling to Valparaiso and then Lincoln Park in Chicago.

On Saturday, July 23rd, we traveled to Valparaiso playing a 9 inning match against the the Sunset Hill Colonels and coming up with a 20 to 14 win.

Sunday, July 24th, the Chicago Salmon met up in Lincoln Park with our long time friends and rivals the Deep River Grinders. We played a heat shortened seven inning match and pulled out a 21 to 20 win in the bottom of the seventh inning.
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Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club added 3 new photos.

Next weekend the Chicago Salmon have back to back dates first traveling to Valparaiso and then Lincoln Park in Chicago.

On Saturday, July 23rd, we travel to Valparaiso for a 1:00 pm, 9 inning match against the the Sunset Hill Colonels. Their field is located at Sunset Hill Farm Park., 775 N. Meridian Road, Valparaiso, Indiana.

Sunday, July 24th, finds the Chicago Salmon meeting up at 1:00 pm in Lincoln Park with our long time friends and rivals the Deep River Grinders, of Hobart, Indiana.

Our field is on the east side of the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614.

To access the field take North Avenue, IL 64, east of the Chicago History Museum.

• The museum parking lot is located at the corner of Stockton and La Salle.
• Or you can park at the parking garage on North Avenue, about three blocks west of the museum. 800 W North Ave, Chicago,
• Or 1560 N Sandburg Ter # 2, Chicago
• Or the apartment parking garage across the street from the ball field, CASH ONLY.

If you have time check out the Chicago History Museum featuring
Lincoln’s Undying Words Discover how Abraham Lincoln’s changing views toward slavery transformed America. The exhibition explores this powerful story through five key speeches made by Lincoln between 1858 and 1865.

Chicago Authored
Writers, past and present, define the character of Chicago, helping us understand the complexity of the city.

Children 12 and under get in for free.
chicagohistory.org/
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Next weekend the Chicago Salmon have back to back dates first traveling to Valparaiso and then Lincoln Park in Chicago.

On Saturday, July 23rd, we travel to Valparaiso for a 1:00 pm, 9 inning match against the  the Sunset Hill Colonels. Their field is located at Sunset Hill Farm Park., 775 N. Meridian Road, Valparaiso, Indiana. 

Sunday, July 24th, finds the Chicago Salmon meeting up at 1:00 pm in Lincoln Park with our long time friends and rivals the Deep River Grinders, of Hobart, Indiana.

Our field is on the east side of the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614.  

To access the field take North Avenue, IL 64, east of the Chicago History Museum.

•   The museum parking lot is located at the corner of Stockton and La Salle.
•  Or you can park at the parking garage on North Avenue, about three blocks west of the museum. 800 W North Ave, Chicago,
 •   Or 1560 N Sandburg Ter # 2, Chicago
 •   Or the apartment parking garage across the street from the ball field, CASH ONLY.    

If you have time check out the Chicago History Museum featuring
Lincoln’s Undying Words Discover how Abraham Lincoln’s changing views toward slavery transformed America. The exhibition explores this powerful story through five key speeches made by Lincoln between 1858 and 1865.

Chicago Authored
Writers, past and present, define the character of Chicago, helping us understand the complexity of the city.

Children 12 and under get in for free.
http://chicagohistory.org/