Wrigley Field in 2018
Wrigley Field in 2022
The 1876 White Stockings won the NL championship.
July 4th ad in 1920 for Wrigley's chewing gum in The Saturday Evening Post
Videoboard above new left field bleacher seats in 2015
The 1906 Cubs won a record 116 of 154 games. They then won back-to-back World Series titles in 1907–08.
Closeup of Wrigley Field's ivy
1913 Chicago Cubs
Wrigley's distinctive ivy-covered outfield walls in 2006
Hall of Famer Hack Wilson
View of the right field bleacher seats before the 1060 Project renovations began
Club logo (1927–1936)
April 2006 view from a rooftop across Waveland Avenue
Cubs logo (1941–1945)
The scoreboard at Wrigley Field is operated by hand.
A sports-related curse that was supposedly placed on the Chicago Cubs by Billy Goat Tavern owner William Sianis during Game 4 of the 1945 World Series.
The iconic marquee outside Wrigley Field
Ernie Banks ("Mr. Cub")
The marquee was temporarily painted purple for the 2010 Land of Lincoln Trophy college football game.
Ryne Sandberg set numerous league and club records in his career and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2005.
Installed in 1934, the marquee was removed for restoration for the first time in 2015.
Andre Dawson, 5× All-Star and 1987 NL MVP during tenure in Chicago
Wrigley Field configured for soccer in 2012.
Sammy Sosa was the captain of the Chicago Cubs during his tenure with the team.
Hockey rink layout during the 2009 NHL Winter Classic between the Blackhawks and Red Wings
Kerry Wood, along with Mark Prior, led the Cubs' rotation in 2003.
Some Wrigley Field advertising in 2007
Dempster emerged in 2004 and became the Cubs' regular closer.
The north exterior of Wrigley Field, with manual scoreboard visible, as it appears during the offseason. This picture was taken prior to the outfield bleacher expansion, which brought the bleachers over the sidewalk.
Alfonso Soriano signed with the club in 2007.
Fans on Waveland Avenue during a 2009 game.
Carlos Zambrano warming up before a game
at Wrigley Field is served by Red Line trains. This view is now blocked by buildings constructed in 2007.
Starlin Castro during his 2010 rookie season
One of two Cubs building blocks, Anthony Rizzo, swinging in the box
The Cubs celebrate after winning the 2016 World Series.
2016 Champions visit the White House in June 2017.
Clark (left) with the Oriole Bird
Ron Santo
Billy Williams
Ferguson Jenkins
Kiki Cuyler
Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown
Harry Caray

It is the home of the Chicago Cubs, one of the city's two MLB franchises.

- Wrigley Field

The club plays its home games at Wrigley Field, which is located on the Chicago's North Side.

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Chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. of the Wrigley Company acquired the Cubs in 1921.

- Wrigley Field

In 1916, Wrigley bought a minority stake in the Chicago Cubs baseball team as part of a group headed by Charles Weeghman, former owner of the Federal League's Chicago Whales.

- William Wrigley Jr.

Wrigley Field, the Cubs' ballpark in Chicago, is named for him.

- William Wrigley Jr.

Beginning in 1916, Bill Wrigley of chewing-gum fame acquired an increasing quantity of stock in the Cubs.

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Wrigley Field in 2018

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Weeghman in 1914

Charles Weeghman

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German American restaurant entrepreneur and sports executive.

German American restaurant entrepreneur and sports executive.

Weeghman in 1914
Weeghman in 1914
Weeghman (left) with James A. Gilmore (center) and Joe Tinker (right) at the groundbreaking ceremony for Weeghman Park, March 4, 1914

In 1914, he built the baseball stadium that would later be known as Wrigley Field.

After the failure of the Federal League, Weeghman acquired a majority interest in the Chicago Cubs.

In 1919, he lost control of the Cubs to William Wrigley Jr., who renamed the stadium.

Wrigley in 1917

Philip K. Wrigley

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Wrigley in 1917
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League members in 1948
The Wrigley Building in Chicago

Philip Knight Wrigley (December 5, 1894 – April 12, 1977), often called P. K. Wrigley, was an American chewing gum manufacturer and executive in Major League Baseball, inheriting both of those roles as the quiet son of his much more flamboyant father, William Wrigley Jr.

He presided over the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, and also the family hobby, the Chicago Cubs, as owner until his death.

Although resisting installing lights at Wrigley Field, in order to donate the light standards to the military during wartime, Wrigley was innovative in other ways.