ROCKFORD (WREX)— Bats had been swung and balls had been hit at Midway Village Museum on Sunday, all to celebrate the history of women in sports

The Rockford Peaches Baseball Living History League performed towards the Mary B’s, a crew from the Bickford Senior Living Facility.

The re-enactment sport gave folks the probability to find out about women in sports and the position the Rockford Peaches performed.

One educator says we should proceed to share this history, particularly with the subsequent technology.

“My generation had the movie, so we remember this. But our kids and the generation coming up today, it’s something new for them. And a lot of them don’t know that during world war two, women played baseball, not softball, baseball,” stated Caitlin Treece.

People had been additionally in a position to try the Rockford Peaches exhibit as half of the admission.


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