Cubs Spring Training in West Baden, Indiana circa 1908


West Baden Springs Hotel has a wonderful history with the Chicago Cubs as we know them today. The last time they won the World Series was in 1908, the same year they held their Spring Training on grounds of the West Baden Springs Hotel that’s now a part of French Lick Resort


The Cubs practiced on a baseball field very close to the hotel accompanied teams such as The St. Louis Browns, the Cardinals, the Red Sox,the Reds, the Phillies, the Pirates, and even the White Sox. The West Baden Springs Hotel grounds was a popular place for Spring Training back then.

West Baden Ind. June 1931

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