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.
The last time Wrigley modifications were embroiled in controversy, 1981, 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.
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
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
Creative seating at Wrigley, 1969, Chicago.
Cubs Win! (even though the opener was away, and it’s only appropriate to do so during home games, let’s fly the flag)
Learn more about the history of the Cubs Win Flag here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubs_Win_Flag
Also, my allegiances will remain private. I shall celebrate here when the Sox win as well!
Chicago White Stockings (Cubs), 1880.
Cubs Official Program, 1953, Chicago.
via Cubs by the Numbers
Chicago Cubs playing cards in the clubhouse, 1954, Chicago.
That’s pitcher Turk Lown, seated, wearing no pants.
Can anyone identify the other players?
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