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.
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).
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.