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Chicago Salmon Celebrate Their 23rd 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 downstate Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Kansas. If you are interested in playing for the Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club - contact us.

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1 week ago

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club

The Chicago Salmon travel to Valparaiso, IN on Saturday, July 14 for a 1:00 pm, 9 inning match against the Sunset Hill Colonels. Their field is located at Sunset Hill Farm Park, 775 N. Meridian Road, Valparaiso, Indiana. sunsethillcolonels.weebly.com

ALSO bring the family with you to Sunset Hill Farm Park to attend :

Touch a Truck Event July 14, 10:00 to 4:00 PM
panoramanow.com/events/touch-a-truck-sunset-hill-county-park/

Put your imagination in gear and join us at Touch a Truck where children get a chance to get behind the wheel of more than 35 vehicles and rub elbows with their hometown heroes. There will be monster trucks, race cars, police cars, fire trucks, garbage trucks, dump trucks, a helicopter and MORE! The cost of admission is only $20 per car load (CASH) and includes unlimited bouncing in the Hot Wheels bounce house, unlimited pony rides and unlimited wagon rides. The first 100 kids in the gate will receive a die cast car.

Food vendors to be announced.

100% of proceeds go to benefit Parents as Teachers of Porter County and provide educational programming for children ages 3-5.
Advertised vehicles are subject to change based upon availability.Sunset Hill Farm, 775 N. Meridian Rd., Valparaiso, Indiana.

Food vendors
Little Caesars will sell pizza
The Big Weiner will have hot dogs, warm pretzels, walking tacos, and more.
Kona Ice
Valpo Velvet
I Scream abs Cookies
Gelato Fun will have lemon shake ups, elephant ears and churros and more.
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The Chicago Salmon travel to Valparaiso, IN on Saturday, July 14 for a 1:00 pm, 9 inning match against the Sunset Hill Colonels. Their field is located at Sunset Hill Farm Park, 775 N. Meridian Road, Valparaiso, Indiana. sunsethillcolonels.weebly.com

ALSO bring the family with you to Sunset Hill Farm Park to attend :

Touch a Truck Event July 14, 10:00 to 4:00 PM
https://panoramanow.com/events/touch-a-truck-sunset-hill-county-park/

Put your imagination in gear and join us at Touch a Truck where children get a chance to get behind the wheel of more than 35 vehicles and rub elbows with their hometown heroes. There will be monster trucks, race cars, police cars, fire trucks, garbage trucks, dump trucks, a helicopter and MORE! The cost of admission is only $20 per car load (CASH) and includes unlimited bouncing in the Hot Wheels bounce house, unlimited pony rides and unlimited wagon rides. The first 100 kids in the gate will receive a die cast car.

Food vendors to be announced.

100% of proceeds go to benefit Parents as Teachers of Porter County and provide educational programming for children ages 3-5.
Advertised vehicles are subject to change based upon availability.Sunset Hill Farm, 775 N. Meridian Rd., Valparaiso, Indiana.

Food vendors
Little Caesars will sell pizza
The Big Weiner will have hot dogs, warm pretzels, walking tacos, and more.
Kona Ice
Valpo Velvet
I Scream abs Cookies
Gelato Fun will have lemon shake ups, elephant ears and churros and more.Image attachment

1 week ago

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club

The Chicago Salmon will play ball at the Historic Methodist Campground of Des Plaines, Saturday, July 7 at 1:00 PM. We will be playing a new club, the Blue Island Brewmasters. We play on Grove 3.

The match will be played amongst the oak trees at the Des Plaines Methodist Campground. (historicmethodistcampground.org) or (Historic Methodist CampGround of Des Plaines on Facebook)

The address is: Des Plaines Methodist Camp Ground, 1900 E Algonquin Rd Des Plaines, IL 60016. That entrance is on Algonquin Road. East of River Road (Route 45).
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The Chicago Salmon will play ball at the Historic Methodist Campground of Des Plaines, Saturday, July 7 at 1:00 PM. We will be playing a new club, the Blue Island Brewmasters. We play on Grove 3.
 
The match will be played amongst the oak trees at the Des Plaines Methodist Campground. (http://historicmethodistcampground.org)  or (Historic Methodist CampGround of Des Plaines on Facebook)
  
The address is: Des Plaines Methodist Camp Ground, 1900 E Algonquin Rd Des Plaines, IL 60016. That entrance is on Algonquin Road. East of River Road (Route 45).Image attachment

4 weeks ago

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club

This Saturday, June 23, at 4:00 PM the Chicago Salmon will be playing the Springfield Long Nine at Historic Marbold Farms near Greenview, Illinois, just northwest of Springfield, IL. by 20 miles. www.historic-marbold-farmstead.org/

On Saturday, June 30 the Chicago Salmon head to Wichita, Kansas to play the Cowtown Vintage Base Ball Club and the Topeka Westerns, using the rules of 1860, in an all day event.

We will be joined by some of our favorite Springfield Long Nine players on this trip.

Ellie Boss Lady Carlson will be performing a new historic figure just for this trip at the Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, KS, at 11:30 am.

There are about 5-7 local micro breweries and "Old Town" nightlife in Wichita: Wichita Brewery Company, River City Brewery, Central Standard Brewery, Aerp Plains Brewery and Hopping Gnome Brewery, Augustino's too.

Also, Wichita has a nice Old Town area for nightlife and also across from the museum is Botanica Garden's.
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This Saturday, June 23, at 4:00 PM the Chicago Salmon will be playing the Springfield Long Nine at Historic Marbold Farms near Greenview, Illinois, just northwest of Springfield, IL. by 20 miles. http://www.historic-marbold-farmstead.org/

On Saturday, June 30 the Chicago Salmon head to Wichita, Kansas to play the Cowtown Vintage Base Ball Club and the Topeka Westerns, using the rules of 1860, in an all day event.  

We will be joined by some of our favorite Springfield Long Nine players on this trip.

Ellie Boss Lady Carlson will be performing a new historic figure just for this trip at the Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, KS, at 11:30 am.

There are about 5-7 local micro breweries and Old Town nightlife in Wichita: Wichita Brewery Company, River City Brewery, Central Standard Brewery, Aerp Plains Brewery and Hopping Gnome Brewery, Augustinos too.

 Also, Wichita has a nice Old Town area for nightlife and also across from the museum is Botanica Gardens.Image attachment

4 weeks ago

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club

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4 weeks ago

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club

Should be a great time with our great friends the Long Nine!Come on out this Saturday as we face our friends the Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club! ... See MoreSee Less

Should be a great time with our great friends the Long Nine!
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