Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field in 2018
Wrigley Field in 2022
Videoboard above new left field bleacher seats in 2015
Closeup of Wrigley Field's ivy
Wrigley's distinctive ivy-covered outfield walls in 2006
View of the right field bleacher seats before the 1060 Project renovations began
April 2006 view from a rooftop across Waveland Avenue
The scoreboard at Wrigley Field is operated by hand.
The iconic marquee outside Wrigley Field
The marquee was temporarily painted purple for the 2010 Land of Lincoln Trophy college football game.
Installed in 1934, the marquee was removed for restoration for the first time in 2015.
Wrigley Field configured for soccer in 2012.
Hockey rink layout during the 2009 NHL Winter Classic between the Blackhawks and Red Wings
Some Wrigley Field advertising in 2007
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.
Fans on Waveland Avenue during a 2009 game.
at Wrigley Field is served by Red Line trains. This view is now blocked by buildings constructed in 2007.

Major League Baseball stadium located on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois.

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Lake View, Chicago

One of the 77 community areas of Chicago, Illinois, in the city's North Side.

Vintage high-rises stand next to modern, upscale condominiums along North Lake Shore Drive.
More affordable than Lakeview East residences, low-rise apartments are common in Central Lakeview, West Lakeview and Wrigleyville.
The Town Hall police station at the corner of North Halsted Street and West Addison Street was built on the former site of Lakeview's old town hall. It served as home to the 19th District from 1907 to 1966 and 23rd District from 1966 to 2010.
Currently 737 W Belmont Ave. (formerly 1662 Belmont as seen in the stained glass on this building built in the late 19th century) in Lakeview. The streets were renumbered around 1909
Rehabilitated vintage courtyard buildings (named for the courtyards created by their "U" shape construction), such as this 1927 building at 518 West Cornelia Avenue, are common along the side streets between North Lake Shore Drive and North Broadway.
Wrigleyville before a Cubs game. Visible is the Red Line at Addison station.
A rainbow pylon on North Halsted Street at West Cornelia Avenue, like others along the Legacy Walk on Halsted street, welcomes visitors to the landmark gay village.
Chicago Pride Parade in 1985 on Broadway in Lakeview
Sculptures serve as entrances to Lakeview East residential streets. This sculpture stands on North Halsted Street at West Cornelia Avenue.
Addison Station at Wrigley Field is served by Red Line trains.
Belmont Harbor boasts a large marina.
The Kwagulth Totem Pole on the lakefront is a tourist attraction.
Lake View Presbyterian Church serves the Presbyterian community.
Temple Sholom at North Lake Shore Drive and West Cornelia Avenue is a historic Jewish place of worship.
The landmark Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church serves as mother church of the Archdiocesan Gay and Lesbian Outreach.
Century Shopping Centre, converted from a movie theater in Lakeview East, is the largest retail center in the neighborhood.
Former 23rd District Chicago Police headquarters.
Lake View Lutheran Church serves the Lutheran community.
The Chicago Gay Pride Parade is held each June.
Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce advertises itself as home of Gay Games VII.
Lake View State Bank Building, home to the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois
Gerald Farinas Cornelia Avenue Bars

It surrounds Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs.

Chicago Whales

The Chicago Whales were a professional baseball team based in Chicago.

Chicago Federals playing at Weeghman Park in April 1914

The Whales are notable as the original occupants of the stadium now known as Wrigley Field, the current home of the Chicago Cubs and the only Federal League stadium still in use.

Ernie Banks

American professional baseball player who starred in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a shortstop and first baseman for the Chicago Cubs between 1953 and 1971.

Banks in 1969
1955 Bowman trading card
Banks in 1964
1967 advertisement
Banks' retired number 14 at Wrigley Field in Chicago
Banks and Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts on the float representing the Cubs organization at the 2010 Chicago Pride Parade
Ernie Banks' grave monument in Graceland Cemetery

In 1970, Banks hit his 500th career home run at Wrigley Field.

Wrigley Field (Los Angeles)

Ballpark in Los Angeles, California.

Wrigley Field's opening in 1925
Wrigley Field in the early 1930s
The PCL Angels at Wrigley Field, 1952.

The park was designed by Zachary Taylor Davis, who had previously designed both Chicago ballparks: Comiskey Park and Wrigley Field.

Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team based in Chicago.

The team's founder George Halas (right) with NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle, early 1980s
The 1924 team photo
1961 Chicago Bears offensive line in action. "Bears Workout at Soldier Field for Armed Forces game Friday."
Payton set several franchise and NFL records in rushing during his 13-season career with the Bears
Bears Hall of Famer Mike Ditka is the only person in the modern era to win an NFL championship as a player and coach for the Chicago Bears
The Bears made one of the biggest trades in team history by acquiring Pro Bowl quarterback Jay Cutler in 2009
Roquan Smith, Khalil Mack, DeAndre Houston-Carson, and Akiem Hicks of the Bears in 2018
Halas Hall in Lake Forest, Illinois is the Bears' headquarters.
Staley Da Bear in 2008.
Soldier Field in 2011, as seen from the lakeshore
The CNA Center in Chicago flashes a "GO BEARS" window display before a Bears Sunday Night Football game
Map of radio affiliates by tower location, thus WBBM's location in the western suburbs of Chicago.

The team played home games at Wrigley Field on Chicago's North Side through the 1970 season; they now play at Soldier Field on the Near South Side, adjacent to Lake Michigan.

Bill Veeck

American Major League Baseball franchise owner and promoter.

Veeck in 1944 as he recuperated from his World War II injuries.
Veeck being interviewed by Jim McKay for Wide World of Sports in 1964.

Later, in 1937, he came up with the idea of planting ivy on the walls of Wrigley Field.

Chicago Cubs

American professional baseball team based in Chicago.

The 1876 White Stockings won the NL championship.
The 1906 Cubs won a record 116 of 154 games. They then won back-to-back World Series titles in 1907–08.
1913 Chicago Cubs
Hall of Famer Hack Wilson
Club logo (1927–1936)
Cubs logo (1941–1945)
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.
Ernie Banks ("Mr. Cub")
Ryne Sandberg set numerous league and club records in his career and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2005.
Andre Dawson, 5× All-Star and 1987 NL MVP during tenure in Chicago
Sammy Sosa was the captain of the Chicago Cubs during his tenure with the team.
Kerry Wood, along with Mark Prior, led the Cubs' rotation in 2003.
Dempster emerged in 2004 and became the Cubs' regular closer.
Alfonso Soriano signed with the club in 2007.
Carlos Zambrano warming up before a game
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

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

William Wrigley Jr.

For other people by this name, see William Wrigley.

July 4th ad in 1920 for Wrigley's chewing gum in The Saturday Evening Post

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

Charles Weeghman

German American restaurant entrepreneur and sports executive.

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.

National Football League

Professional American football league that consists of 32 teams, divided equally between the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC).

The Akron Pros won the first APFA (NFL) Championship in 1920.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
The seeding bracket for the NFL playoffs through the 2019 NFL season
Jaguars' quarterback Trevor Lawrence, the first overall draft pick in the 2021 NFL Draft

The teams were originally scheduled to play the playoff game, officially a regular-season game that would count towards the regular season standings, at Wrigley Field in Chicago, but a combination of heavy snow and extreme cold forced the game to be moved indoors to Chicago Stadium, which did not have a regulation-size football field.