Nothing in Common (movie) – 1986, Tom Hanks, Jackie Gleason

Tom Hanks, Rockford news media’s Rod McDonald (an extra), Sela Ward

[film also included Jackie Gleason, Eve Marie Saint, Hector Elizondo, Barry Corbin, Bess Armstrong and more]

Director: Garry Marshall

City scenes filmed in Chicago.  Farm scenes filmed at Fox Valley Shires, Marengo, IL.

Source:  Rockford Register Star Go Section, 11/19/2010 and


Beyer Stadium

Source: Re-Dedication Ceremonies Program June 5, 2010

Rockford Peaches – Pappagallo, Spring 2017

Source:  Pappagallo, Spring 2017