Wrigley Field Chicago
Friendly Confines of Sporting
The home ballpark of the
famed Chicago Cubs since 1916, the Wrigley Field Chicago has served many a victories to the
teams and their fans. This baseball stadium in Chicago, Illinois was built in 1914 and was
called Cubs Park between 1920 and 1926. The ballpark gets its present name from the then Cubs
team owner William Wrigley Jr. Located in the scenic locale of Addison Street the ballpark
attracts clubs from all over the nation. It is the second oldest major league ballpark which is
active until date and operates as efficiently as a brand new ballpark would.
The baseball stadium has
earned the nickname ‘The Friendly Confines’ owing to its popularity and following. It can easily
accommodate over 41,000 people and is covered by a brick outfield wall and a red marquee at the
main entrance. The hand turned scoreboard and the inimitable irregular block bound are lasting
memories for visitors.
The Wrigley Field Chicago is
located in a residential area and is well equipped with all the amenities a ballpark may need.
The owners and tenants encourage young talent from various clubs to join and participate in ball
games and practice at the stadium. It is best known for having hosted the Second Annual National
Hockey League Winter Classic in 2009 which was not just a tournament to remember but also the
most memorable welcome to the New Year Chicago has ever seen.
This famous stadium dubbed
as the Friendly Confines is a must see to everyone who wants to get a taste of real Chicago as
the place bears testimony to some of the best sporting moments of different leading clubs of
Chicago, visitors can also purchase memorabilia and sports souvenirs from the exhibit kiosks at