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Wrigley Field: A Celebration of the Friendly Confines Mark Jacob

Wrigley Field: A Celebration of the Friendly Confines

Mark Jacob

Published
ISBN : 0639785411727
Hardcover
256 pages
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Created in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, a unique tribute to baseballs most beloved landmarkWrigley Field brings to life and pays tribute to one of baseballs greatest ballparks. The story of this revered park, from its opening in 1914MoreCreated in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, a unique tribute to baseballs most beloved landmarkWrigley Field brings to life and pays tribute to one of baseballs greatest ballparks. The story of this revered park, from its opening in 1914 through today, this revered parks story is gloriously depicted in picture and in word. This up-close-and personal record, proves why Wrigley is sacred ground to millions, from its manually operated scoreboard and the climbing green ivy of its outfield walls, to the raucous bleacher bums and bright days bathed in sunlight, massaged by Lake Michigans soothing breezes. It is a refuge, it is a haven, it is an escape--from the workweek or from homework. Produced with the full cooperation of the Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field pays fitting tribute to the ballparks extraordinary nine decades-its history and unique features, its vitality, its people, and its greatest moments--through intimate, enthralling perspectives from the teams official photographer, Stephen Green, as well asteam and private archives. Wrigley Field is the most stunningly visual and complete book ever on this beloved park that is like no other.