The history of Salem-Keizer’s first pro team

Waters Field was the home of the Senators for nearly 25 seasons before burning down in 1966 (Marion County Historical Society).

Salem’s first professional baseball team, the Salem Senators, will make their return to the diamond this summer as a part of the new Mavericks Independent League, being hosted at Volcanoes Stadium.

The Senators were founded in 1940 after being purchased by . . .

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