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Grand opening for Beyer Stadium will come with a big celebration

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Rockford will celebrate its baseball roots this weekend.

There will be a grand reopening of Beyer Stadium on Saturday.

It was built in 1925 and hosted the Rockford Peaches.  

The friends of Beyer Stadium have been working hard to rebuild it.

Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. there will be a free family-friendly celebration at the stadium.

This year marks the 72nd anniversary of the Rockford Peaches and the 150th Anniversary of the Forest City Nine Professional Baseball Team.

Seminary Street from 15th Avenue to 18th Avenue will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for this celebration.

For more information, click here: http://www.gorockford.com/includes/cms/events/?eventID=11142

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