June 24, 2011

Postcards from Wrigley Field

I can walk to Wrigley Field from my place and it's a shame that I haven't been to a game in a while. Finally, that has been rectified and last Sunday, Tom, Jon, Mike and I went to the Cubs vs. Yankees game. Apparently the Yankees haven't played at Wrigley in 35 years so this series has some history behind it. I was sitting between Mike and Tom, both Yankee fans and first timers at Wrigley. Unfortunately, the Cubbies lost but nevertheless, we had a great time.

So here are my photos but sadly, it doesn't properly convey the beauty of this stadium.


ESPN Broadcast tent


The Cubbies warming up

Wrigley's well groomed Ivy


Harry Carey's broadcast booth

The Wrigley Rooftops on Sheffield Ave.

The Yankees warming up

ESPN Broadcast booth from Wrigley's terrace

The famous Cubby Bear bar on Clark and Addison

Let's play ball!


The Sears Tower (yes I still call it that) and the Chicago skyline

dusk

7th Inning Stretch

The green roof is the Yankees dugout. It says Welcome to the friendly confines of Wrigley Field

Billy Corrigan of Smashing Pumpkins sang Take Me Out of the Ballgame that night

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