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Out of the Past: What happened 150, 125, 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago in our area

100 years ago: For the first time in many years Algona has a salaried baseball team. President J. Clyde Smith announces that a “going” nine of Dubuque college boys has been secured for the season, and will come to Algona next Sunday, ready for a schedule of games. The local management does not want to represent the collegians as world beaters, but they have built up a good team, and will represent Algona in a creditable manner. The local baseball club has secured the fair grounds diamond and all home games will be played there. 
See the full report in the June 10 print edition of the Advance. Subscribe by calling 515-295-3535 or get single copies for $1.50 on newsstands starting June 9.

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