• Say Hey, Willie

    Former Cardinals outfielder teaches Peoria Chiefs players.

  • Pete Vonachen laid to rest

    PEORIA HTS, Ill. -- The man who brought minor league baseball to Peoria was laid to rest Friday. Pete Vonachen was 87, but for a lot of people he meant much more than baseball.

  • Friends For Life

    Pete Vonachen's relationships with former Chiefs managers and fans was strong.

  • Pete and Harry Reunited

    Former Peoria Chiefs owner Pete Vonachen died Monday at the age of 87.

  • Rocky Vonachen reacts to loss of Pete Vonachen

    A moving pre-game tribute tonight to Peoria's Mr. Baseball, Pete Vonachen. Pete died earlier today at the age of 87. His son, Chiefs President Rocky Vonachen talk about his father at Dozer Park tonight.

  • Pete Vonachen- His Peoria baseball legacy

    Pete Vonachen saved pro baseball in Peoria in the 1980s and the 1990s and then took the Chiefs to downtown Peoria in 2002. Today, Peoria's Mr. Baseball died at the age of 87.

  • Parr twins are both big league draft picks

    Justin Parr is drafted in the 8th round by the Phillies and Jordan Parr is drafted in the 15th round by the Diamondbacks. Fellow IVC grad Chris Razo goes in the 24th round to the Brewers. Normal Community grad Chad Hinshaw goes in the 15th round to the Angels.

  • IVC grad Justin Parr is 8th round pick of the Phillies

    Several local players are picked in the Major League Baseball draft- Illini and IVC star Justin Parr- 8th Round to the Phillies Bradley star Mike Tauchman- 10th Round to the Rockies. Lincoln High grad Ryan Aper in the 6th round to the Marlins. Heartland College star Daniel Lietz in the 5th round to the Blue Jays.

  • Peoria Chiefs dedicate Dozer Park

    Peoria Chiefs show off their new signage for Dozer Park.

  • Chiefs open homestand with a win

    Peoria Chiefs beat Clinton, 4-1.

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