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CHICAGO  - A man might have saved himself from serious injury when a large metal pin fell from Wrigley Field's centerfield scoreboard because he had a plastic bucket on his head during a Chicago Cubs game.

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A judge has dismissed the Chicago Cubs from a lawsuit filed by a fan blinded in one eye by a foul ball at Wrigley Field.

John Loos of Schaumburg, Illinois says in the lawsuit filed in October he was sitting along the first-base line near the outfield during an August 29 game when he was struck in the face.

The Story of the First Wrigley Field

Jan 5, 2018

This is the story of two baseball fields, two teams, and two brothers.

Wrigley Field in Chicago is home to the 2016 World Champions Chicago Cubs. While that Wrigley Field is the major’s second oldest ballpark it was not the first Wrigley Field to bear that name. The first Wrigley Field was in Los Angeles, California.

In 1925, William K. Wrigley Jr. built a new ballpark for the Pacific Coast League’s Los Angeles Angels. That ballpark opened, in 1925, with the name Wrigley Field. Two years later, in 1927, Cub’s Park in Chicago was renamed Wrigley Field.

Lawsuit Alleges ADA Violations at Wrigley Field

Jan 3, 2018
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A 20-year-old Chicago Cubs fan is suing team owners to force them to provide better wheelchair access at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Tribune reports the lawsuit was filed last month in federal court on behalf of David F. Cerda. His lawyer is his father, David A. Cerda.

A man is suing the Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball after he was struck in the face by a foul ball at Wrigley Field and left blind in one eye. 

Police say they're increasing security for Sunday's Chicago Marathon after a gunman opened fire on an outdoor music festival in Las Vegas earlier this week, killing 59 people.

The Better Business Bureau has a warning for sports fans who suspect the prices for tickets to the Chicago Cubs home opener at Wrigley Field or to see the Chicago Blackhawks in the playoffs are too good to be true: They might be right. 

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Chicago plans to honor its World Series champion Cubs with a parade and rally tomorrow.  The celebration will start about 10 a.m. when the team leaves Wrigley Field and heads for downtown Chicago. The official parade is scheduled to start at 11 a.m., traveling along Michigan Avenue and then along Columbus Drive near Lake Michigan before heading to Grant Park. Fans are encouraged to line that route.

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CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois' attorney general is warning baseball fans to watch out for World Series ticket scams. 

The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians will meet at Chicago's Wrigley Field starting Friday, and demand is high to see the Cubs play in a World Series for the first time since 1945. This week, box seat tickets at Wrigley were selling for $5,000 to $10,000 on ticket-selling websites like StubHub.

Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Tuesday urged fans to properly investigate ticket sellers. She says "Cubs fans have been waiting a lifetime to see their team play in the World Series, but don't let the quest to 'Fly the W' let you fall victim to an expensive scam." 

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Politicians will not be on the field as the Chicago Cubs compete in the World Series for the first time since 1945. But some have found another way to participate in the game. The Chicago Cubs, versus the Cleveland Indians is pitting Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner against Ohio Gov. John Kasich .

One Chicago Cubs player says a new ban on chewing tobacco in the ballpark might prompt him to kick the habit.

A Chicago ordinance banning smokeless tobacco at Wrigley Field and U.S. Cellular went into effect last week.

MONTERO: They’re looking out for us, which I really appreciate, but uh..

Cubs catcher Miguel Montero has mixed feelings on the rule.

MONTERO: I don’t know how they’re going to do it, they’re going to set a fine or something like that, so I guess I gotta write a check soon.

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CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago first responders are planning to simulate a large-scale active shooter incident at Wrigley Field.

Thursday's emergency response exercise will run from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include Chicago fire fighters and police officers, the city's emergency office and the Chicago Cubs. Chicago police say the drill was planned months ago to coincide with Major League Baseball's All-Star break this week. Cubs spokesman Julian Green says the team is happy to partner with law enforcement on the exercise to ensure a safe and secure environment.

An appeals court in Chicago says a one-man publisher can sell his baseball magazine on a sidewalk just outside Wrigley Field after all. 

Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field. 

Wrigley rooftop dispute disolved

Apr 22, 2015
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  A federal judge has granted a request by owners of two Wrigley rooftop clubs to withdraw their lawsuit over the renovation of Wrigley Field. The club owners were suing the city of Chicago and its Landmarks Commission. Court records indicate Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club didn't give any reasons for their voluntary dismissal. U.S. District Judge Amy St.

The Chicago Cubs say they'll add portable toilets at Wrigley Field after fans had long and uncomfortable waits to use toilets during the season opener.

A 46-year-old owner of one of the rooftop clubs locked in dispute with the Chicago Cubs over Wrigley Field views is accused of defrauding the baseball team and tax authorities out of $600,000. 

Chicago Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations.

Celebrations for Blackhawks win go late into the night

Jun 25, 2013

The celebrating went late into the night in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood after the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup.