Margaret Carroll, one of Rockford’s remaining Rockford Peaches, dies at 85 – Sports – Journal Standard – Freeport, IL

ROSCOE — Mike and Dave Carroll spent about 35 summers out at Roy Gayle Park, first playing baseball for their dad, Ron, and then coaching countless teams and players themselves.An annual highlight was when their mother, Margaret Jurgensmeier Carroll, would take the mound and throw batting practice.”These 11- and 12-year-old kids would see her walking out there and they’d look at each and wonder what’s going on,” Mike Carroll remembered. “They’d think this was going to be
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