The Go Cubs Go sign is removed from the Addison exit off the Kennedy, 1980, Chicago.
Anyone remember why the sign was removed?
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
The Chicago American Giants, 1919, Chicago.
Bill Veeck stands outside Comiskey, 1975 (right after repurchasing the White Sox), Chicago.
Bleacher bums go for a ball, Wrigley Field, 1978, Chicago.
The cups in the fencing were a method of keeping score?
Chicago Cubs and mascot, 1908, Chicago.
Police detectives recreate a crime scene, Edgewater Beach Hotel, 1949, Chicago.
Perhaps an investigation of the scorned-lover shooting of baseball player, Eddie Waitkus, which was the subject of The Natural, starring Robert Redford.
The last time Wrigley modifications were embroiled in controversy, 1981, Chicago.
Tony LaRussa (manager of the White Sox) uses hairspray, 1985, Chicago.
Concessions vendors, Wrigley Field, 1952, Chicago.
Chicago Tribune Archives
Hand sewing a Cubs banner, 1938, Chicago.
Chicago Cubs, from left to right: Higbe, Garback, Epperly and Flowers, 1937, Chicago.
University of Chicago baseball team, 1897, Chicago.
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