Rockford Peaches anniversary week kicks off with Coronado gala

ROCKFORD — On May 30, 1943, the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League debuted, and the Rockford Peaches played their first game at Beyer Stadium.And 75 years to the day on Wednesday, original Peaches and other women’s baseball players, sports fans, city officials and a star from the movie that immortalized the team gathered at the Coronado Performing Arts Center to celebrate the anniversary of the Peaches and the beginning of women’s professional baseball.Hundreds packed the

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