Happy Birthday Wrigley Field Opened 100 Years Today

Charles A. Weeghman owner of the Federal League team, Chicago Chi-Feds, played their home opener on April 23, 1914, in Weeghman Field In 1915 the Federal League folded. Weeghman then formed a syndicate including the chewing gum manufacturer William Wrigley Jr. to buy the Chicago Cubs from Charles P. Taft. The start of the 1916 season the Cubs moved from the West Side Grounds to Weeghman Field.  In 1926, the ballpark was renamed “Wrigley Field.”

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