A Fitting Tribute to Wrigley Field and Its Amazing History

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When you think of the Chicago Cubs, what comes to mind? The lovable losers? The 100+ year history? The ivy on the outfield wall? Steve Bartman and Moises Alou? Or how about Wrigley Field? Here is our tribute to Wrigley Field and its illustrious history.
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1932 World Series Ticket Stub

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1932 World Series Ticket Stub

Here is a ticket stub from the 1932 World Series between the Cubs and the Yankees, most notably known for Babe Ruth calling his shot.
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100 Year Anniversary

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100 Year Anniversary

Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals defeated the Kansas City Packers at the new Chicago ballpark, fans participated in quite the celebration.
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Planting the Ivy

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Planting the Ivy

Who really thought that planting ivy on the outfield wall back in 1937 was a good idea? We guess these guys did.
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The Finished Product

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The Finished Product

Suffice it to say, it seems a given that no other stadium will ever have ivy growing on the outfield walls.
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More Than Just Baseball

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More Than Just Baseball

This photo from 1963 shows George Halas leaving Wrigley Field after the Bears defeated the New York Giants 14-10 to win the NFL Championship.
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Let’s Play Two – Forever

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Let’s Play Two – Forever

If you listen hard enough, you can hear this statue of Ernie Banks saying “Let’s play two”. Like we said, if you listen hard enough.
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The Scoreboard

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The Scoreboard

Even with today’s high-tech scoreboards and video systems, this old-time scoreboard takes us back to a simpler time. A time in which we learned to love the game itself.
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1938 World Series

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1938 World Series

A historical photo of Dizzy Dean pitching to Joe DiMaggio in Game 2 of the World Series at Wrigley in 1938. Classic!
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The First Pitch

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The First Pitch

So many important and popular figures have thrown out the first pitch at Wrigley including President Ronald Reagan to open the 1988 season.
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Harry Caray

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Harry Caray

Who doesn’t remember what it was like to turn on the TV in the 80s and 90s to watch the Cubs and hear the legendary voice of announcer Harry Caray. We can still hear him now.
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Waveland Ave.

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Waveland Ave.

If you’ve never head of Waveland Ave., then it’s seriously time you visted Chicago for a Cubs game even if you have to catch a game from a rooftop.
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The Construction

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The Construction

It’s depressing to most but progress is what it is. If they can build a new Yankee Stadium, then why not a few renovations to Wrigley?
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The Rooftops on Sheffield

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The Rooftops on Sheffield

Wouldn’t it be amazing to watch a game from the rooftop on a clear sunny afternoon in July? That would be quite a site.
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Milestones

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Milestones

This photo of Stan Musial shows the Cardinals star recording his 3000th hit at Wrigley Field on May 13, 1958.
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The Building of History

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The Building of History

This photo shows construction workers constructing the bleachers at Wrigley in 1937.
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1935 World Series

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1935 World Series

A photo taken outside of Wrigley during the 1935 World Series between Cubs and Detroit Tigers. The Tigers won in six.
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1954 Program for $0.10

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1954 Program for $0.10

How much are programs today?
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Two Great NFL Coaches

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Two Great NFL Coaches

An awesome photo of Green Bay coach Vince Lombardi and Bears coach George Halas before a game at Wrigley on Nov. 26, 1967. The Packers won 17-13.
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Ron Santo Statue

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Ron Santo Statue

The Ron Santo statue was unveiled outside Wrigley in August, 2011.
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The Steve Bartman Incident

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The Steve Bartman Incident

It happened in 2003 and Cubs fans still don’t want to talk about it. Neither will we.
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