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Wrigley Field

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  • Shows that shook Wrigley all night long

    Shows that shook Wrigley all night long
    The Cubs entered the concert promotion business with a certain amount of trepidation in 2005. It took Jimmy Buffett a decade to persuade the team's front office that hosting a rock concert at Wrigley Field would be a good idea. Buffett finally got his...
  • Cubs are being fed heavy diet of left-handers

    PITTSBURGH — After struggling against the quality pitching of the Pirates' Francisco Liriano, the Cubs hope they can get better facing left-handed starters. They will have another test Thursday (weather permitting) when they face Wandy Rodriguez...
  • Wrigley Field's best home runs

     Wrigley Field's best home runs
    From the Called Shot to the Rooftop Shot, Wrigley Field has been home to many memorable home runs. Here are the top 10: Called Shot: The most famous home run in Wrigley Field history wasn't hit by a Cub. It was Babe Ruth's called shot in the fifth inning...
  • Wrigley Field's best seats

    Wrigley Field's best seats
    When debating which seats at Wrigley Field are the best, always remember beauty is in the eye of the seat-holder. If you want to gauge the umpire's strike zone, the club box seats between home and first offer an up-close and personal view of right-...
  • Wrigley Field bleachers have changed through the years

     Wrigley Field bleachers have changed through the years
    Bill Veeck parked himself in his usual spot in the front row of Wrigley Field's center-field bleachers, pulling out his $3 ticket stub to prove he had paid. Though Veeck had two passes that got him and his "party" into any major league stadium for free,...
  • Marlins hope three's a charm for grass at ballpark

    Think you have problems with your lawn? Chad Mulholland has the most challenging yard care task in South Florida and one of the toughest in the major leagues. The head groundskeeper at Marlins Park not only has to contend with the extremes of the...
  • How a man and a song turned the seventh inning into hallowed Wrigley tradition

    How a man and a song turned the seventh inning into hallowed Wrigley tradition
    Kid Rock and Jeff Garlin have very little in common. Garlin said so himself. The only reason the hard-partying Detroit-area rocker and boisterous Chicago-area actor and comedian crossed paths was Garlin was asked to accompany Rock to Wrigley Field in...
  • Baker takes thinking man's guide to catching

    PITTSBURGH — With only one scholarship offer to pitch at Pepperdine and plans to attend UCLA and eventually study law, John Baker was willing to make a trade nearly 15 years ago that changed his life. "When I was told I could play at Cal, my first...
  • Before there was a Wrigley, there was a seminary

    Before there was a Wrigley, there was a seminary
    Before Clark and Addison became synonymous with the Cubs, that patch of earth was God's country. Literally. The property bounded by Clark, Waveland, Sheffield and Addison was home to the Chicago Lutheran Theological Seminary. The land — sandy,...
  • Wrigley Field's worst Cubs and Bears games

     Wrigley Field's worst Cubs and Bears games
    Yes, the Cubs and Bears have had a few bad days over the last century at Wrigley Field. Many in fact. Here are the 10 of the worst: Sept. 7, 1969. The Cubs led the Pirates 5-4 in the ninth inning with two out and nobody on when slugger Willie Stargell...
  • Fresh start? Same old problems arise for Cubs

    Fresh start? Same old problems arise for Cubs
    PITTSBURGH — Erasing the past is easy in spring training, when every player insists he has forgotten about the previous year. But then comes another opening day, another lesson in futility, and the same old questions arise about the same old...