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[21 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Northwestern Football at Wrigley Field

It was a game we had looked forward to since it was announced in March – Northwestern football hosting Illinois at Wrigley Field. This would be the first college football game at Wrigley Field since 1938 and the first football game since 1970 when the Chicago Bears moved to Soldier Field.
Even my parents, who are also Northwestern alumni, flew in from San Francisco to attend the game. At first, we hoped this game would repeat annually, but with the announcement that both teams would score in the west end zone, …

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[7 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Minor League Baseball Back at Wrigley Field

For the past three seasons, the Chicago Cubs have hosted a minor league game at Wrigley Field. I attended the game two years ago, but missed last year’s game since I was in San Francisco.
Tonight the Peoria Chiefs hosted the Kane County Cougars in a rematch of the game played two years ago at Wrigley. The minor league game is an excellent way to experience Wrigley Field as the crowd is sparse – tonight’s game only drew 8,994 fans. That number is way down from the 32,103 who showed up …

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[3 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

According to the Chicago Tribune, Northwestern, Illinois and the Chicago Cubs have cleared many of the hurdles to play their November 20, 2010 contest at Wrigley Field. The last football game played at Wrigley Field was on December 13, 1970 when the Chicago Bears hosted the Green Bay Packers.
This is an excellent opportunity for everyone involved – most importantly the fans. First, fans will have the opportunity to attend a football game at Wrigley Field for the first in 40 years. Second, similar to the Winter …