Posts tagged chicago cubs

Wrigley Field, 1952, Chicago.

Happy 100th Birthday, Wrigley!

Wrigley Field, 1952, Chicago.

Happy 100th Birthday, Wrigley!

Lining up for $1 bleacher seats at Wrigley, 1965, Chicago.

Lining up for $1 bleacher seats at Wrigley, 1965, Chicago.

Scoreboard constuction continues, with freshly planted ivy below, Wrigley Field, 1937, Chicago.

Scoreboard constuction continues, with freshly planted ivy below, Wrigley Field, 1937, Chicago.

Cubs on Parade, sheet music,1907, Chicago.

Cubs on Parade, sheet music,1907, Chicago.

Game at the Cubs’ (then known as the Colts) West Side Park, bounded by Taylor, Polk, Wood and Wolcott, 1895, Chicago.

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Game at the Cubs’ (then known as the Colts) West Side Park, bounded by Taylor, Polk, Wood and Wolcott, 1895, Chicago.

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Dear Readers: 

Today, Calumet 412 is heading to warmer climes for spring training. For the next 12 days, I’ve only scheduled one post per day, with regularly scheduled posts returning on the 18th.

Until then, stay warm and make sure the snow is gone when I get back…:) !

Photo: Chicago Cubs (and mascots) on California’s Catalina Island for spring training, February 1939.

via bleedcubbieblue.com

Dear Readers:

Today, Calumet 412 is heading to warmer climes for spring training. For the next 12 days, I’ve only scheduled one post per day, with regularly scheduled posts returning on the 18th.

Until then, stay warm and make sure the snow is gone when I get back…:) !

Photo: Chicago Cubs (and mascots) on California’s Catalina Island for spring training, February 1939.

via bleedcubbieblue.com

The Go Cubs Go sign is removed from the Addison exit off the Kennedy, 1980, Chicago.
Anyone remember why the sign was removed?

The Go Cubs Go sign is removed from the Addison exit off the Kennedy, 1980, Chicago.

Anyone remember why the sign was removed?

Chicago Cubs and mascot, 1908, Chicago.

Chicago Cubs and mascot, 1908, Chicago.

The last time Wrigley modifications were embroiled in controversy, 1981, Chicago.

The last time Wrigley modifications were embroiled in controversy, 1981, Chicago.

Chicago Cubs, from left to right: Higbe, Garback, Epperly and Flowers, 1937, Chicago.

Chicago Cubs, from left to right: Higbe, Garback, Epperly and Flowers, 1937, Chicago.

Although the term was not coined until 1985, Chicago’s first “Crosstown Classic” meeting between the Cubs and the White Sox was during the 1906 World Series.

White Sox Luke Appling and Orville Grove, 1943, Chicago

White Sox Luke Appling and Orville Grove, 1943, Chicago

Ski jumping at Wrigley Field, 1944, Chicago

Bum races at Wrigley, 1966, Chicago.
Thanks to AXELROD for noting that this is a photo of probably the “bleacher bum races:”
axelrod said: Actually - I think those are the bleacher bum races - the reason the outfield wall now has baskets - to catch the drunks who would race between innings

Bum races at Wrigley, 1966, Chicago.

Thanks to AXELROD for noting that this is a photo of probably the “bleacher bum races:”

axelrod said: Actually - I think those are the bleacher bum races - the reason the outfield wall now has baskets - to catch the drunks who would race between innings

Creative seating at Wrigley, 1969, Chicago.

Creative seating at Wrigley, 1969, Chicago.