Ice skating in Garfield Park, 1941, Chicago.
Ski jumping at Soldier Field, 1938, Chicago.
Toboggan slide on the Midway Plaisance, 1907, Chicago
University of Chicago football, 1892, Chicago
Thanksgiving Saturday Evening Post cover by iconic Chicago artist, JC Leyendecker, 1928.
Preparing the ski jump at Soldier Field, 1954, Chicago.
Francis Parker School’s girls’ softball team, 1923, Chicago
Though not filmed in Chicago, Fletch (Chevy Chase) did have a certain sports allegiance, 1985.
The Go Cubs Go sign is removed from the Addison exit off the Kennedy, 1980, Chicago.
Anyone remember why the sign was removed?
The Bentley brothers (Reggie, Max and Doug), Chicago Blackhawks, 1942, Chicago.
The first photograph of an “indoor baseball” team, 1897, Chicago.
Indoor baseball, later named “softball” in 1926, was invented in Chicago in 1887.
Fans ride a moving sidewalk ramp to the upper-decks at Wrigley, 1956, Chicago.
Due to technical problems, the ramp was removed after only a couple seasons.
Baseball in Lincoln Park, 1923, Chicago
Ollie Matson, Chicago Cardinals, 1957, Chicago.
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The Bears vs. the Redskins, Wrigley Field, 1937, Chicago.
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