Enjoy a thrilling Chicago Cubs baseball game at historic Wrigley Field, a legendary ballpark and one of Chicago's most cherished attractions. Built in 1914, Wrigley Field is the second-oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball and one of the classic pillars of Chicago. Wrigley Field has played host to Major League Baseball for 95 years and has been the beloved home of the Chicago Cubs for its 93rd season. The original scoreboard, which remains intact today, was constructed in 1937, and the score-by-innings and pitchers' numbers are still changed by hand. Lights were not added to Wrigley Field until 1988. For Cubs tickets, call 773-404-2827 or visit www.chicago.cubs.mlb.com.
Feel the energy, history and excitement of baseball's second oldest park. The 90-minute tours of Wrigley Field - provided throughout the season - offer an insider's look at over 90 years of brilliant baseball history in this legendary ballpark. Tour stops include the Cubs clubhouse, visitor's clubhouse, dugouts, mezzanine suites, press box, bleachers, playing field and security headquarters. Advance reservations are required and tours often sell out. Check the website for tour schedules and tickets.
Hotel Indigo Chicago - Home Base Hotel Near Wrigley Field -
Located just three miles from Wrigley Field, Hotel Indigo Chicago is a comfortable home base for Chicago Cubs baseball fans! Hop on the El Train-Red Line - just a block walk from the hotel - and get off at Wrigley Field at the Addison stop. Hotel Indigo Chicago offers an oasis of calm and comfort in Chicago's vibrant Gold Coast neighborhood. Relax and rejuvenate at one of Chicago's most unique and stylish boutique hotels, featuring luxurious accommodations adorned with hardwood floors and local art, wonderful dining, an inviting tapas and wine lounge, spa services, complimentary WiFi, a fitness suite, concierge and exceptional hospitality for your family and friends. After an exciting day of Chicago Cubs action, enjoy the harmony, tranquility and beauty of our distinctive Downtown Chicago hotel. Find out about our Specials & Packages.
Chicago Wrigley Field Legendary Baseball Moments -
Wrigley Field has been the site of many historic baseball moments, including Babe Ruth's "called shot," when Ruth pointed to a bleacher during Game three of the 1932 World Series and then hit Charlie Root's next pitch for a homer. Other legendary baseball moments include: Gabby Hartnett's famous "Homer in the Gloamin' " on September 28, 1938; Ernie Banks' 500th career home run May 12, 1970:Pete Rose's 4,191st career hit, which tied him wth Ty Cobb for the most hits in baseball history; Sammy Sosa's 60th home runs in 1998, 1999 and 2001; and the 1947, 1962 and 1990 All-Star Games.