Spokane's Other Indians, A Baseball Story

Spokane's baseball club first went by the moniker "Indians" in 1903, following a Spokesman-Review contest. The contest winner actually chose to call them the "Spokane Inlanders," but the newspaper inexplicably changed it to "Indians" a few weeks…

Spokane Baseball Club is a Local Passion

Baseball was America's national pastime before Spokane was even a city. As the railroads moved across the west, Midwestern baseball promoter John Sloane Barnes moved to Spokane in 1890 to help establish the Pacific Northwest League, comprised of…