1060 W Addison St (btwn Sheffield Ave & Clark St)
Chicago, IL 60613
- Built in 1914, the "Friendly Confines" was host to Babe Ruth's alleged "called shot" during the 1932 World Series. Lights were added to the ballpark in 1988.
- Wrigleys outfield shrubbery is a combo of Boston Ivy & Japanese Bittersweet. Reach in, and you might find a Save Ferris sticker, a pair of Harry Carays glasses & Andre Dawsons Hawk feathers.
- "Every time I visit Wrigley Field I like to freak out everybody in the men's room by peeing into the urinal trough the long ways. #Trendsetter" - Conan O'Brien
- According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, Wrigley Field and Yankee Stadium tied for home of the best stadium hot dog in 2008.
- Go to Wrigley Field. Watch the Cubs lose.
- Welcome to Wrigley Field! Check in using MLB.com At the Ballpark to unlock special offers and explore the stadium right from your phone.
- The scoreboard, which went up in 1937, is still manually operated.
- In "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986), Ferris catches a foul ball at a Cubs game. Cameron heckles the opposing team. Sa-wing, batta!
- Hot dogs are about as American as baseball. Each year, fans consume nearly 1.5 million at Wrigley Field!
- No place better to be on a summer night in Chicago! Get the nachos is a helmet, they come in a full size helmet!
- Retired numbers for Ernie Banks and Ron Santo on the left field foulpole and for Billy Williams and Ryne Sandberg on the right field foulpole.
- never leave early
- Visit the Ron Santo statue located at the corner of Addison and Sheffield. Ron will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on July 22, 2012.
- Notice the foul pole flags on game days. These display the retired numbers of Ernie Banks, Fergie Jenkins, Greg Maddux, Ryne Sandberg, Ron Santo and Billy Williams.
- Here's to "White Flag Time at Wrigley!"
- Order Beer!
- When the Bears left Wrigley Field after sharing it with the Cubs for 50 seasons from 1921-70, the facility had hosted the most NFL games of any stadium.
- Go, Cubs, GO!
- The 2nd oldest ballpark in the world, Wrigley Field still uses its original scoreboard from 1937. The scores and the pitchers' numbers are changed by hand. Hows that for saving energy?
- See the Cubs play. Pray that they win.