November 19, 2020

Chicago’s Wrigley Field given US landmark status

Los Angeles (AFP) – Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs for over a 100 years, became the second Major League Baseball ballpark to be granted National Historic Landmark status, the owners of the team announced on Thursday.The Ricketts family bought the team in 2009 and have been asking the federal government to give the north side stadium landmark status since 2013.”Wrigley Field is a special place in the hearts of generations of fans,” Cubs executive chairman Tom Ricketts said. “That’s why, from our first day as owners, we committed to preserving Wrigley, which will now take its well-e…


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