Page 27 - Salem Magazine Spring 2014
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Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium opened for play on
August 7, 1995. Photos from Salem Museum
 fills the air from spring until the beginning of September.
of Famer have worn a Salem jersey. From the Rebels to the Redbirds, the Pirates to the Avalanche, baseball has a deep and rich history in Salem. The Salem Red Sox are defending their 2013 Carolina League championship after celebrating the eighth league title won by a team that
This 2014 season marks the 75th anniversary of the first time professional minor league baseball was played in Salem. Since the 1939 Salem-Roanoke Friends took the field, 38 Major League All-stars and one National Baseball Hall
plays right here in our own backyard.
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