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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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4 days 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 days ago

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club

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6 days 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!

2 weeks ago

Chicago Salmon Vintage Base Ball Club

A great interview with members of our “sister” team the Springfield Long Nine!

St. Louis Unions Vintage Base Ball Club
Our Friends Quinn Naugle and Michael Briggs with Springfield Long Nine Vintage Base Ball Club, were on Sportsradio 1450 WFMB talking Vintage Base Ball.
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