101 15th Ave.
Rockford, IL




Photos taken August 2009

Marinelli Field, located in Blackhawk Park, is the former home of the Rockford Riverhawks of the independent Frontier League. The Riverhawks played here before moving into their new park, Road Ranger Stadium in 2006. Marinelli Field was also home to affiliated baseball (Rockford Reds, Cubbies, Royals, and Expos) in its earlier years. Some well known players to have played here are Delino DeShields (Expos) and Johnny Damon (Royals), and Mike Sweeney (Royals).