It wasn't just fun at the old ballpark today at O'Brien Field. There was also a message for men to step up to the plate and take care of their health.
This is Men's Health Week in the state.
Representatives from the governor's office are hitting minor league ballparks across the state to remind men that many common health problems are preventable and treatable with early detection.
Today they pitched a healthy message at the home of the Peoria Chiefs.