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Wrigley Field celebrates 100 years

Wrigley Field is venerated as a green, pastoral jewel surrounded by the gray of urban concrete...or disparaged as the world’s largest beer garden. It’s a place of pilgrimage for baseball fans around the world, and a home away from home for local fanatics. It’s the kind of place that binds generations of families and cements friendships. Win or lose, as someone once said, “you can’t beat fun at the ol’ ballpark”. Now Wrigley is turning 100. Stuart Shea, author of Wrigley Field-The Long Life and Contentious Times of the Friendly Confines, shares some history from the field. (Photo: Flickr/astroot)

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