Inductees The Sunday Morning League is to be honored for its steady contribution to the Central Illinois baseball scene since its organization in 1916.
Since its inception, over 3,000 players have been given a chance to play baseball of a high caliber.
Many former professional players have played in the league and the league has also sent a number of its players into the big leagues including long-time Pittsburgh Pirate third baseman Lee Handley; his brother, Gene, who also played the infield; durable outfielder Bill Tuttle, catcher Jim Robertson, first baseman Danny Goodwin and pitchers Dick Weik, Guy Hoffman and Zack Monroe
The Sunday Morning League is to be honored for its steady contribution to the Central Illinois baseball scene since its organization in 1916.
Dick Baxter, a successful three-sport coach at Peoria Manual High School, was responsible for originating the Illinois State High School Baseball Tournament and made Peoria the home of that tournament for the first 40 years of its existence.