“‘On the Fly’ was the name of an 1867 tobacco product from R. J. White & Co. produced for the Base Ball Clubs of America.”
“Many of the New York City area base ball teams played their games at Elysian Fields in Hoboken, New Jersey, which is shown above from an 1859 issue of Harper’s Weekly.”
“By 1868 base ball had been embraced by the corporate world, including Stiefel & Co., manufacturers of the ‘Base Ball Collar.'”
Source: Journal of Illinois History, Winter 2012, pp. 252, 257, 262.
Source: The Stewart Story
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Source: Rockfordiana Files, Rockford Public Library and Rockford Morning Star, June 23, 1946.
Couple weds at Old Stone Church in Rockton, IL.
Source: Rockford Register Star, Alex Gary, July 10, 2019.
Pledges will make possible a new museum to honor the women of baseball, announces IWBC.
Source: Rockford Register Star, June 30, 2019
Source: The Rock River Times, May 30 – June 5, 2012; Vol. 29, No. 32
Source: Rockford Morning Star 5/4/1947 p. 1