Manager Bill Allington.

2006.27.4a 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

Manager Bill Allington.

Description

William "Bill" Allington, pictured standing before a wall, was born on October 26, 1900, hailing from St. Clair, Mi. 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. 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. He died on August 17, 1966.

Date

circa 1945-1952

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2006.27.4a

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

3.5" x 4.5"

Citation

“Manager Bill Allington.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed October 5, 2022, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/2159.

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