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The Wrigley Field Brick Pavers Have Been Reinstalled

If you had a brick paver near the Wrigley Field entrance, they're back.

When the Wrigley Field renovation/restoration project began, one of the first things that changed was the removal of brick pavers that had been purchased by fans and installed near the main entrance at Clark & Addison.

The Cubs promised people who had paid for these brick pavers, most of them commemorating their own Cubs fandom or in memory of family members, that they'd reappear at some point.

The Cubs have kept their promise. The pavers are now installed on the sidewalks outside the bleachers on Sheffield Avenues.

BCB's David Sameshima took photos of the pavers that are already installed. As you can tell in the photo gallery above, the Cubs aren't quite finished installing all of them. David says that the photos are in sequence, going from the north end of Sheffield, south toward Addison. They are engraved up to Gate Q. The bricks south of Gate Q are blank. There are also pavers on Waveland.

They're divided up into sections which are named after Cubs great players, managers or broadcasters of the past. The ones that have appeared so far: Ron Santo, Ryne Sandberg, Phil Cavarretta, Sammy Sosa, Greg Maddux, Bill Buckner, Vince Lloyd, Mark Grace, Glenn Beckert, Harry Caray, Leo Durocher, Lou Boudreau and Andre Dawson.

You can see in photos 16, 17 and 18 that there are more names and pavers to come; these should all be finished by Opening Night.

Many of the individual pavers are readable in the photos above. Perhaps you see yours; if you do, leave a note in the comments.