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Opening Ceremony and Exhibition Game at Beyer Stadium

  • Presented By
    International Women's Baseball Center (IWBC)
  • Location
    Beyer Stadium
    245 15th Ave.
    Rockford, IL 61104
  • Phone
    (815) 621-7235
  • Date
    June 2, 2018
  • Time
    Saturday 1:00pm-5:00pm+
  • Price
    FREE with suggested donation of canned goods for the Rock River Valley Pantry
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The International Women's Baseball Center (IWBC) will hold an official Opening Ceremony for the Rockford Peaches 75th Anniversary Bicentennial Celebration with the East High School band, and Mayor Tom McNamara throwing out the first pitch. Stars from A League of Their Own will team up with 75th Anniversary Celebration sponsors and community leaders on a Celebrity Team against the Rockford Starfires Women's Baseball Team.

IWBC partners with the Friends of Beyer Stadium and the Rockford Park District.

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IWBC, in partnership with the Friends of Beyer Stadium, presents a series of fun, family-friendly events over five days (May 30 and June 1-3) to celebrate the Rockford Peaches’ 75th Anniversary and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL).


Wednesday, May 30 
“Diamonds, Denim and Stars”- 6 - 9 p.m. @ Coronado Theatre 

Friday, June 1 
Rockford Peaches Day at Rockford City Market - 3:30 - 8:30 p.m. @ Rockford City Market 
Rockford Peaches Day on State - 3:30 - 8:30 p.m. @ Downtown Rockford
“A League of Their Own” at Friday Night Flix - Dusk - 9:30 p.m. @ Davis Park 

Saturday, June 2 
“Baseball in the STEAM Zone” Family Day-  9 a.m.-Noon @ Beyer Stadium 
Opening Ceremony and Exhibition Game - 1-5 p.m. @ Beyer Stadium

Sunday, June 3 
Home Run Derby and Closing Ceremony 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. @ Beyer Stadium


Subarea:Rockford Southeast

Directions:
Beyer Stadium - 245 15th Ave., Rockford, IL 61104 - From I-90, go west on E. State St/US Business 20 about 3 miles. Turn left on S. Alpine Rd. and go about 1 mile to Broadway. Turn right on Broadway and go about 3 miles to Kishwaukee/IL-251. Turn left on Kishwaukee and then right on 15th Ave.

Opening Ceremony and Exhibition Game at Beyer Stadium
  • June 2, 2018
  • Beyer Stadium
  • FREE with suggested donation of canned goods for the Rock River Valley Pantry