Manager Bill Allington.

2017.1.61 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

Manager Bill Allington.

Description

William "Bill " Allington, born October 26, 1900 in St. Clair, MI, managed the Rockford Peaches from 1944 to 1946 and again from 1948 to 1952. Allington, a good teacher and tough taskmaster, was also a stickler for rules, often giving his players pop quizzes during practices and bus rides to away games. His Rockford Peaches won the AAGPBL Championships in 1945, 1948, 1949, and 1950. Allington passed away on August 17, 1966.

Date

circa 1944-1952

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2017.1.61

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

“Manager Bill Allington.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed October 5, 2022, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/2139.

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