Rogers Hornsby's home is Chicago is on North Dearborn Street. The baseball hall-of-famer moved into this Chicago Apartment at the end of 1944, when he and his wife of 20 years, Jeannette, finally parted ways. She remained in St. Louis, while he moved here, on Dearborn Street. It was while living here that he began work in a local baseball program called Diamond Schools For Boys, which was a free instructional clinic for young boys in the area, sponsored by the Chicago Daily News. He rented here from early 1945 until 1948 when he purchased a six unit apartment on Thorndale Avenue.