The Peaches of Rockford, Illinois

Linda & Roger Fasteson
February 1, 2014
The Peaches of Rockford, Illinois
Rockford was home to a unique era in baseball history. Many of the best players in the men's league were in the military during World War II and to keep up the interest in the sport, gum magnate Philip K. Wrigley, owner of the Chicago Cubs, decided to organize the first professional baseball teams for women.
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