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Eye on Photos: 100 years of Wrigley Field

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

More Wrigley Field: Happy 100th Birthday | Lesser known facts | Stat Leaders

Today is the 100th anniversary of the first game ever played at Wrigley Field, which was called Weegham Park when it first opened. The name has changed but the building is (mostly) the same. Here is a collection of photos from the ballpark's century of existence.

Weegham Park under construction. (Getty)
Flag-raising at Weegham Park. (Getty)
View from above. (Getty)
The bowels of Wrigley.. (Getty)
Outside the park. (Getty)
Another view outside. (Getty)
Runners crossing the plate. (Getty)
Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks. (Getty)
The NFL's Chicago Bears called Wrigley home from 1921-70. (Getty)
Fans always show up ... usually. (Getty)
Fergie Jenkins giving the Wrigley faithful what they want. (Getty)
The late, great Harry Caray. (Getty)
The anthem. (Getty)
Fans!. (Getty)
More fans!. (Getty)
Coming in from the bullpen. (Getty)
Kerry Wood's 20-strikeout game came in Wrigley. (Getty)
Run Sammy run! (Getty)
Moises Alou was part of one of the park's most infamous moments while with the Cubs. (Getty)
The greenest grass (and ivy). (Getty)
The Ron Santo statue. (Getty)
The rooftops across the street are part of the Wrigley experience. (Getty)
100 years later... (Getty)

 
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