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The Chicago White Stockings (later, Cubs), 1889, Lake Park Grounds (Grant Park), Chicago.

The Chicago White Stockings (later, Cubs), 1889, Lake Park Grounds (Grant Park), Chicago.

Glossop’s Hotel, Amusement and Business Map for what we now refer to as the Loop, 1884, Chicago.

Among many points of interest, look east to find Lake Park (later Grant) and then to the north for the Base Ball Grounds, home of the Chicago White Stockings and then the Exposition Building, now the site of the Art Institute.

Via greatchicagofire.org

Glossop’s Hotel, Amusement and Business Map for what we now refer to as the Loop, 1884, Chicago.

Among many points of interest, look east to find Lake Park (later Grant) and then to the north for the Base Ball Grounds, home of the Chicago White Stockings and then the Exposition Building, now the site of the Art Institute.

Via greatchicagofire.org

The Memorable Game between the New Yorks (Giants) and the Chicagos (White Stockings, later Cubs), 1891, West Side Park, Congress - Loomis - Harrison - Throop, Chicago.

The Memorable Game between the New Yorks (Giants) and the Chicagos (White Stockings, later Cubs), 1891, West Side Park, Congress - Loomis - Harrison - Throop, Chicago.

Chicago White Stockings (Cubs) star Ned Williamson and “mascotte” Willie Hahm, 1887, Chicago

Chicago White Stockings (Cubs) star Ned Williamson and “mascotte” Willie Hahm, 1887, Chicago

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.

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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.

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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.