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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

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club added 2 new photos.

The Chicago Salmon enjoyed a great day of base ball at the home field of one of our favorite vintage base ball teams the Somonauk Blue Stockings. The base ball game was a good one with two teams that played by the rules of 1858 and for the love of the game. The final score was 11 to 3 in favor of the Chicago Salmon.
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The Chicago Salmon enjoyed a great day of base ball at the home field of one of our favorite vintage base ball teams the Somonauk Blue Stockings. The base ball game was a good one with two teams that played by the rules of 1858 and for the love of the game. The final score was 11 to 3 in favor of the Chicago Salmon.

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club added 2 new photos.

The Chicago Salmon had a great time at the new home of the House of David, Eden Springs Park. Unfortunately the Chicago Salmon lost their match to the House of David as a result of a nine run rally in the bottom of the sixth inning. The final score was 17 - 6 House of David. The following House of Bob game had Team 1 winning 5 to 3.
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The Chicago Salmon had a great time at the new home of the House of David, Eden Springs Park. Unfortunately the Chicago Salmon lost their match to the House of David as a result of a nine run rally in the bottom of the sixth inning. The final score was 17 - 6 House of David. The following House of Bob game had Team 1 winning 5 to 3.

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club added 2 new photos.

Our next stop of the 2016 season will be at the home field of the Somonauk Blue Stockings this coming Sunday, September 26.

Somonauk is southwest of Aurora off of US 34. It is about a two hour drive from my house in Vernon Hills. If you get your directions from Mapquest.com or RandMcnally.com you can use the address to the village hall: 131 S. Depot St., Somonauk, IL 60552.

Once you get to Depot Street off of US 34 you should be about 4 short blocks from the Somonauk Community Park. The park is past the first stop sign but not past the second one as you head south on Depot Street. It is on the right side of the street just before Depot Street, Gage Street and Hoxie Street come together. If you get to the second stop sign you will have missed the park entrance. You will pass the Village Hall and Bank on the way.
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Our next stop of the 2016 season will be at the home field of the Somonauk Blue Stockings this coming Sunday, September 26.

Somonauk is southwest of Aurora off of US 34. It is about a two hour drive from my house in Vernon Hills. If you get your directions from Mapquest.com or RandMcnally.com you can use the address to the village hall: 131 S. Depot St., Somonauk, IL 60552.
 
Once you get to Depot Street off of US 34 you should be about 4 short blocks from the Somonauk Community Park. The park is past the first stop sign but not past the second one as you head south on Depot Street. It is on the right side of the street just before Depot Street, Gage Street and Hoxie Street come together. If you get to the second stop sign you will have missed the park entrance. You will pass the Village Hall and Bank on the way.

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club added 6 new photos.

Nappanee Apple Fest Parade, Saturday, September 17th with the Chicago Salmon and Elkhart Railroaders.
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Nappanee Apple Fest Parade, Saturday, September 17th with the Chicago Salmon and Elkhart Railroaders.

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It was a great day for a parade and base ball games at Nappanee with the Elkhart Railroaders, Nappanee Embracers, and the Chicago Salmon.
The Salmon were victorious over both teams. 12 to 11 over the Railroaders in a match that went down to the last out, and 12 to 8 over the Embracers.

Thank you to Norma Mother Hen Barrera Miles for the fine photographs.
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Apple Festival and vintage base ball games in Nappanee today. No injuries, great fun and the return of Ox and Olly. What a fun day!

It was a great day for a parade and base ball games at Nappanee with the Elkhart Railroaders, Nappanee Embracers, and the Chicago Salmon.
The Salmon were victorious over both teams. 12 to 11 over the Railroaders in a match that went down to the last out, and 12 to 8 over the Embracers.

Thank you to Norma Mother Hen Barrera Miles for the fine photographs.