Rockford Forest Citys
Ballpark: Agricultural Society Fairgrounds (May 5 – Sept. 26, 1871)
Officially known as: Forest City Club
See also 1871 Rockford Forest Citys, the team played only one year professionally, but was an amateur team beginning in 1865. Rockford was a hotbed of baseball activity with several amateur clubs.
- Peter Filichia: Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebrations of All 273 Major League and Negro League Ballparks Past and Present, Addison Wesley Publishing Company (March 1993)