William Allington, Manager.

2006.27.30 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

William Allington, Manager.

Description

Originally hailing from St. Clair, MI, William "Bill" Allington, pictured crouching with a ball in a catcher's mitt before empty stadium seats, was born on October 26, 1900. He managed the Rockford Peaches in 1945 and '46, and again from 1948 through '52. His Rockford Peaches won AAGPBL championships in 1945 and again from 1948 through '50. A good teacher and tough taskmaster, he was also a stickler for rules, often giving his players pop quizzes during practices and bus rides to away games. Allington passed away on August 17, 1966.

Date

circa 1945-1952

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2006.27.30

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

3.5" x 4.5"

Citation

“William Allington, Manager.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed October 5, 2022, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/2158.

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