Events

Join us for these upcoming IWBC events!

For women’s and girls’ baseball events worldwide, visit the Women in Baseball Week calendar.


IWBC Author Talk with Lincoln A. Mitchell
April 28, 2024
Online – 3:00pm EST
The IWBC Author Talk series resumes with guest Lincoln A. Mitchell discussing his new book, The One Hundred Most Important Players in Baseball History. Register here to receive the Zoom link in email. To purchase this book, visit IWBC’s Bookshop affiliate page or search WorldCat to find a copy in a library near you.

The Office Nightclub: Pride Alley Party
June 1, 2024
Rockford, IL
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The PRIDE ALLEY PARTY in downtown Rockford will take place on June 1st, 2024, celebrating Pride Month! Come out for live music, drinks, vendors, food trucks, entertainment and much more! SPoRT Apparel & Collectibles will be on hand with fun Rockford Peaches gear. For more information, visit Pride Alley Party.

Rockford Rivets: Rockford Peaches Night
June 29, 2024
Rockford, IL
Enjoy a night at Rivets Stadium as the Rivets rebrand to the Rockford Peaches, honoring the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League team and Rockford sports history. Join members of Lil Peaches Baseball in Sections 105 and 107,  designated for group members and their families. Find tickets here. The IWBC and SPoRT Apparel & Collectibles will also be there. Join us!

Women in Baseball Conference: Call for Papers
Deadline: July 1, 2024

The IWBC / SABR Women in Baseball Conference will be held virtually September 20-22, 2024. The call for papers is now open, with this year’s theme: Traveling Baseball.

Topics can focus on ideas such as: traveling teams, barnstorming, tournaments, international baseball, umpires, journalists and writers, college baseball and more. All topics and time periods related to women’s baseball are welcome. Submit abstracts to Dr. Leslie Heaphy at [email protected] – 200 words, plus contact information and short bio. Abstracts accepted for posters and/or oral presentations.


Women in Baseball Week
July 21 – 27, 2024
WIBW

The eighth annual Women in Baseball Week is headed your way, July 21st – 27th. Women in Baseball Week is an annual, worldwide event recognizing the value, diversity, and cultural significance of women in baseball. Women play a vital role in all aspects of the sport north, south, east and west–-help us celebrate each one! Tournaments, teams, libraries, museums, and individuals will join the International Women’s Baseball Center to recognize women’s contributions to baseball around the globe. Add your events and stay tuned for details at Women in Baseball Week.


Rockford Rivets: Rockford Peaches Night
August 3, 2024
Rockford, IL
Enjoy a night at Rivets Stadium as the Rivets rebrand to the Rockford Peaches, honoring the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League team and Rockford sports history. Find tickets here. The IWBC and SPoRT Apparel & Collectibles will also be there. Join us!

Women in Baseball Conference
September 20 – 22, 2024
Rockford, IL and Online

Mark your calendars for the 6th annual Women in Baseball Conference sponsored by IWBC and SABR and hosted by Rockford University. Stayed tuned for the Call for Papers and plan to join us September 20-22, 2024.