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Curator's Corner: Wenatchee Chiefs

Curator’s Corner: Wenatchee Chiefs

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner as she takes a closer look at some of the Wenatchee Chiefs baseball memorabilia in our collection.


Learn which players went on to play in the Major Leagues and what year the Chiefs won the Pennant.

The Wenatchee Chiefs were a minor league baseball team that played in the Class B Western International League (1937-1954) and founding member of the Northwest League (1955-65). The franchise operated for a total of 25 years (the Western International League suspended play for World War II from 1943 through 1945) and was a minor league affiliate for the New York Yankees (1938-40), the Cincinnati Redlegs (1957-58), and the Chicago Cubs (1961-65).

Learn more about Wenatchee’s Baseball history at:

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