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A Day In Wrigley Field History: July 9, 1982

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Tribune Company's first year as Cubs owner brought one familiar face back to Wrigley Field.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: April 9, 1981

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A deity was invoked in the Wrigley Field bleachers on this day. It didn't help.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: April 22, 1980

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These kinds of games used to be commonplace at Wrigley Field, back in a time when we actually had warm springs in Chicago.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: July 7, 1979

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This day provided a blast from the past.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: April 29, 1978

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Not baseball. Not football (not the American kind, anyway). An entirely different sport was played at Wrigley Field on this day.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: May 17, 1977

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This game set a whole bunch of records and got Cubs fans excited... essentially for nothing.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: August 3, 1976

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A doubleheader was played this day at Wrigley... very quickly.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: September 26, 1975

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Just two Wrigley Field games since 1967 have drawn fewer than 1,500 fans. Here's the story of one of them.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: April 17, 1974

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The Cubs have scored 18 runs or more in a game just 20 times in the history of Wrigley Field. Here's the story of one of those games.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: August 14, 1973

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This game might have been the trigger for the breakup of the great teams that never won anything.

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