1917 Chicago Union Giants

A Calendar, Including Newspaper Clippings, of the 1917 Chicago Union Giants

1917 Chicago Union Giants

Stories are placed in order of the date they appeared.

February 26, 1917

Chicago, IL
"Charles W. Murphy, former Cub President, and Jake Stahl, who piloted the Boston Red Sox to a world's championship some years back, have accepted nominations as an advisory committee on bylaws and constitution for the Chicago Baseball League, the new semi-pro circuit. A.F. Sheahan was unanimously named president at a meeting yesterday in the Hotel La Salle. Other officers are: John J. Callahan, Vice President; Bill Niesen, Secretary; Warren Hill, Treasurer; Jimmy Hutton, Seargeant-At-Arms. Owners or delegates with power to act from the following park clubs voted: Garden City, South Chicago, Normals, Joliet, Logan Square and West Sides. Two other leading park teams are being considered as members. Final action on applications was deferred until next week's meeting. Secretary Niesen, 4750 N. Hermitage Avenue is in charge of the travelers' applications. Among the independent moguls in attendance were: M.J. and J.J. Stapleton, Normals; A. Sievers, Ciceros; Jim Simes, Joliet; A.J. Chubb, Beloit, Hinkel and Goodman, Garden City; Mike Heckinger, John J. Calahan, Logan Square; Warren Hill, South Chicago; Bert Fairchild, West Sides; Jimmy Keown, Louis Gertenrich, William Peters, Union giants; W.H. Nolan, H.A. Simmons, Braves; R.T. Carrol, Merrimacs; Jos Logan, Galligans; John Rogers, Rogers Park; Bill Harley, Waukegan."

March 25, 1917

Chicago, IL
"West Sides 1, Union Giants 0."

April 8, 1917

Chicago, IL
"Union Giants 6, Rogers Park 3."

April 21, 1917

Indianapolis, IN
"Chicago League - Union Giants and ABC at Indianapolis (Saturday also).

April 22, 1917

Indianapolis, IN
"Chicago League - Union Giants and ABC at Indianapolis (Saturday also).