ABOUT WRIGLEY FIELD...
Wrigley Field is the second oldest park throughout the majors, opening in 1914, two years after Fenway Park. The ballpark is known for it's distinct features like ivy on the outfield fence, bullpens along the foul lines and roof-top seating around the field.
Wrigleyville, the neighborhood around Wrigley Field, is known for the great atmosphere that accompanies Cubs games. Grab a beer, burger or new Cubs shirts at one of the great stores around the stadium!
- 355 feet down the left field line
- 368 feet in left center field
- 400 feet in center field
- 368 feet in right center field
- 353 feet down the right field line
- Wrigley Field is dubbed “The Friendly Confines.”
- Babe Ruth’s famous “called shot” happened in this stadium during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series, when he pointed to the bleachers before he hit a home run.
- Pete Rose hit his 4,191st career hit at Wrigley Field on September 8, 1985, which tied him with Ty Cobb for the most hits in baseball history