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Rockford Peaches 75th Anniversary Celebration

  • Presented By
    Friends of Beyer Stadium
  • Location
    See description for locations
    Rockford, IL
  • Date
    May 30 - June 3, 2018
  • Time
    Wednesday 6:00pm-9:00pm | Friday 3:30pm-9:30pm | Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm | Sunday 8:00am-6:00pm
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Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Rockford Peaches, a top-flight women's baseball team formed in 1943 by Chicago Cubs owner Phil Wrigley, calling Beyer Stadium on 15th Avenue in Rockford, Illinois, home. The team was featured in the movie A League of Their Own, starring Tom Hanks, Madonna, Geena Davis and Rosie O'Donnell.

Wednesday May 30
6 - 9:00 p.m. at Coronado Theatre: "Diamonds, Denim and Stars"

Friday, June 1
3:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Rockford City Market:  Rockford Peaches Day at Rockford City Market

3:30 - 8:30 p.m. in Downtown Rockford: Rockford Peaches Day on State
Dusk - 9:30 p.m. at Davis Park: "A League of Their Own" at Friday Night Flix

Saturday, June 2
9 a.m. - Noon at Beyer Stadium: "Baseball in the STEAM Zone" Family Day
1 - 5 p.m. at Beyer Stadium: Opening Ceremony and Exhibition Game - Cast members from "A Leqgue of Their Own" will be attending

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

The celebration kicks off a capital campaign to establish the International Women's Baseball Center, a museum and training facility that will be located across the street from Beyer Stadium.

Rockford Peaches 75th Anniversary Celebration
  • May 30 - June 3, 2018
  • See description for locations