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March 19, 1887

            Members of last year’s Whitehall baseball nine are requested to meet at the station next Saturday afternoon. Our boys are donning the war paint much earlier this year than last, and we trust as the months go by will be safer to bet on than last season.

March 28, 1877

            Coral City has reorganized its base ball club, and now have the strongest team in the county.

April 7, 1883

            Spring is growing on us apace. Baseball, with its joys and sorrows, put in an appearance last Saturday. The curtain raised on the public square and a thousand and one boys were on the stage for the first act.

March 22, 1900

            Elk Creek — As the days get warmer and old Mother Earth again peeps forth, our young bloods of baseball fame talk of organizing a team in our village. Although the team would be mostly farmers, there is good material in them, and with practice they would be able to go forth to battle for the honor of the town.


April 1, 1908

            A baseball league hasn been formed between the high schools iof Trempealeau County. Four teams have already entered, and Whitehall has confidence in its team.


March 30, 1911

            J.E. Rohde of Whitewater arrived yesterday to be employed here and sign for the season with the local ball club.

April 5, 1938

            The first meeting of the season of the Whitehall baseball club was held at the council room of the Village Hall Tuesday evening. Jack Rhode and Ernest Gilbertson were voted in as managers, Myron DeBow was named secretary and advertising manager, and Guy Pederson was chosen as treasurer. Ludwig Hammerstad was elected president, and H.M. DeBow vice president and official scorer.

March 28, 1947

            The Pigeon Falls baseball club met at the Dresselhaus cafe Friday evening to organize for the 1947 season. About 35 men turned out, and showed their confidence in Curtis Kaas and Helmer Neperud by reelecting them president and manager, respectively.

April 16, 1956

            The Trempealeau Valley Baseball League schedule was discussed by representatives of the seven teams involved during a meeting of the organization at the Walgert Hotel Monday evening. The applications of teams from Hixton, Gilmanton and Cochrane to join the league were rejected.

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