Posts tagged cubs

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.

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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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.

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!

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.

Chicago White Stockings (Cubs), 1880.

Cubs Official Program, 1953, Chicago.
via Cubs by the Numbers

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?

Chicago Cubs playing cards in the clubhouse, 1954, Chicago.

That’s pitcher Turk Lown, seated, wearing no pants.

Can anyone identify the other players?

Making game day signs for the CTA, 1967, Chicago.

Making game day signs for the CTA, 1967, Chicago.

Ivy planted, scoreboard under construction at Wrigley, 1937, Chicago.
Will it come down?

Ivy planted, scoreboard under construction at Wrigley, 1937, Chicago.

Will it come down?

The Dugout, 1948, Norman Rockwell.

Attached is the photographed subject used for this painting, one of his rare watercolors.

Cubs vs. Pirates, Wrigley Field, 1936, Chicago.
Chicago Tribune Archive Photo

Cubs vs. Pirates, Wrigley Field, 1936, Chicago.

Chicago Tribune Archive Photo

Waiting in line to enter Wrigley Field, 1945, Chicago

Waiting in line to enter Wrigley Field, 1945, Chicago

Panoramic view of Wrigley Field, 1929, Chicago.

Panoramic view of Wrigley Field, 1929, Chicago.