chicago whales

ya hey! happy folky daydream tunes

austrailia/the shins cousins/vampire weekend 5 years time/noah and the whale chicago/sufjan stevens you ain’t goin’ nowhere (bob dylan cover)/glen hansard and marketa irglova nantes/beirut another is waiting/the avett brothers ya hey! (vampire weekend cover)/keston cobblers’ club dear valentine/guster hold on/alabama shakes janglin’/edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros wake me up/avicii so nice so smart/kimya dawson love, love, love (everyone)/akron/family

listen

  • Me: Can't wait until Chicago Fire comes back in September. I am so excited.
  • Chicago Fire: There is going to be a major character death.
  • Me: ...
  • Chicago Fire: And others are seriously injured.
  • Me: ....
  • Chicago Fire: Still excited?
  • Me: *dying whale noise*
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Weeghman Park, April 23, 1914

Kansas City Federals (Packers) vs. Chicago Federals (Whales)

Final score: Chicago - 9, Kansas City - 1

Winning pitcher: Claude Hendrix, 9 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 3 BB, 3 SO

Losing pitcher: Chief Johnson, 2 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 1 SO

First batter: Chet Chadbourne, left field, Kansas City

First home run: Art Wilson, catcher, Chicago, 2nd inning

Attendance: 21,000

Time of game: 1:55

Images:

Top, outside of Weeghman Park, May 1914, courtesy chicagonow.com

Middle, Weeghman Park interior, May 1914, courtesy of wikimedia.org

Bottom, panoramic photo take from the left field corner on April 23, 1914, Weeghman Park opening day, courtesy of touyou.com

Game notes are courtesy of retrosheet.org