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in Oregon: 1891 brings basketball, historic buildings to town 1891

The first Salem games were played in the YMCA gym, housed at a three-story building at the northwest corner of Chemeketa and Commercial streets. A girls basketball team was described in the 1905 Wallulah yearbook as “five of the pluckiest girls that ever bloomed forth in bloomers.”

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