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James Taylor to Play Four MLB Ballparks

Major League Baseball LogoJames Taylor and Bonnie Raitt will team up for four shows at various baseball stadiums around the country, beginning with his debut at Washington’s Nationals Park on July 14 and continuing with a return to Chicago’s Wrigley Field, a stop in San Francisco at AT&T Park and a finale close to home at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Read more here and here.

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Comparing the World Series Ballparks

Chicago Cubs LogoCleveland Indians LogoAs the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians prepare to meet in Game 1 of the 2016 MLB World Series on Tuesday, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual comparison of the two ballparks we’ll see in this year’s Fall Classic.  Read more here.  View World Series game schedule here.

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Neighbors Sounds Off Over Cubs’ Giants Patio Proposal

Chicago Cubs LogoMore than 100 people who live near Wrigley Field attended a meeting Tuesday night out of concerns about the Chicago Cubs’ proposal to create a giant patio outside Wrigley Field where alcohol would be served.  Read more hereWatch background news report hereView renderings here.

 

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Celebrating 75 Years of Ballpark Organ Music

Chicago Cubs LogoOn April 26th 1941 at Wrigley Field, Ray Nelson played the first strains of organ music ever heard at a Major League baseball game.  Read more here.

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Baseball Magazine Peddler Outside Wrigley Gets Reprieve

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

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Wrigley Video Board Makes Debut

Chicago Cubs LogoThe new video board at Wrigley Field made its debut in Sunday night’s opening game against the St. Louis Cardinals, bringing high-tech to the Friendly Confines without the disruptive jolt feared by baseball traditionalists — at least according to one architecture critic.  Read more and view photos here.  View pre-game Facebook photo here.

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Foo Fighters Plan Ballpark Tour

Foo Fighters Sonic HighwaysTouring to promote an album that delves into the roots of US music, the Foo Fighters will play some of the country’s most historic baseball stadiums starting next year, including Fenway Park and Wrigley Field.  Read more here.  Watch the trailer for the HBO Original Series, Foo Fighters Sonic Highways, which premiered on October 17.

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