Hattie Oberg, former pitcher for the Rockford Peaches, dies at 86

ROCKFORD — If you asked Hattie Oberg what she thought of “A League of Their Own,” she’d tell you she liked the movie, but that it wasn’t very realistic.She’d know. Oberg was a pitcher in 1948 and 1949 for the Rockford Peaches, the women’s professional baseball team immortalized in the film starring Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Rosie O’Donnell and Madonna, among others.”She’d say they’d get on a bus and go play baseball, but it was not like the movie,” her daughter Sandy Hayden said.Oberg, 86,

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