September 21, 2006

Cubs vs. Reds at Wrigley Field - My First Game at Wrigley

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While I've witnessed the Cubs play the Mets (and defeat them) at Shea Stadium, I've never seen the Cubs play at Wrigley Field. There's certainly a lot of charm to the stadium, with its manual scoreboard, ivy covered brick outfield walls, and what's probably the best rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," but there are a couple other stadiums I've been to that I liked better. That said, Wrigley is a gem compared to the dump that is Shea. I loved the wide concourses and the views of the field as I walked up the ramps to the upper deck. Perhaps my biggest regret is that I didn't get a hot dog at the game. Not a total loss as I had two chardogs the night before. And for my beverage selection, I had to have Old Style.

The Cubs won the game, 4-0 and it was Chicago's first complete game this season.

Posted by tien mao in Photos, Sports, Travel at 8:00 AM



nice on the 2nd shot, with the train going by in the background.

Posted by: rachelle at September 21, 2006 1:16 PM

Great pictures! I am jealous! I miss Wrigley field.

Posted by: Mrskin at September 23, 2006 12:07 PM

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