Wrigley Field turned 100, so here are pictures from inside the scoreboard

April 23, 2014

Scoreboard operators Brian Helmus, left, and Fred Washington look out to the field from inside the scoreboard at Wrigley Field during an April 10, 2014 game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs (Kiichiro Sato/AP)

Wrigley Field, where the Chicago Cubs have played a lot of baseball games while also not winning the World Series, turned 100 on Wednesday.

Here’s a replica cake the “Cake Boss” people brought to Wrigley to celebrate. Deadspin has additional Associated Press photos from inside the scoreboard. Here’s one more look:


Scoreboard operator Brian Helmus changes scores from inside the Wrigley Field scoreboard during the Pirates-Cubs game. (Kiichiro Sato/AP)

Fun (“fun”) fact: When the Cubs played their first National League game at Wrigley on April 20, 1916, a bear cub was in attendance.

 

Mark Berman is a reporter on the National staff. He runs Post Nation, a destination for breaking news and developing stories from around the country.
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Mark Berman · April 23, 2014