Visit the Museum on Sunday, August 29th from 12:30 – 4PM and meet Helen Waddell a former player with the Rockford Peaches.
An All-American basketball player in 1949, “Sis” then became a utility infielder/outfielder for the Rockford Peaches in 1950 when they won both the league and playoff titles. She played for the Peaches and Battle Creek in 1951, her last year in the AAGPBL. Interestingly, one of her granddaughters is nick-named “Peaches”.
Helen is appearing at the Museum as part of the All-American Girls Baseball Buses Exhibit which runs through October 31st.