Cubs Press Release
Chicago Cubs Launch WrigleyField100.com to Commemorate 100 Years of Wrigley Field
New website features historical background, fan polls, candid videos and celebratory plans for 2014
CHICAGO - Baseball fans have a go-to resource as they prepare to visit Wrigley Field during its 100th birthday season. The Chicago Cubs today launched WrigleyField100.com to honor 100 years of history at the iconic ballpark and share the team's season-long plans to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime milestone.
WrigleyField100.com features an extensive look at all of the unique, historic moments that have taken place at Wrigley Field over the last 100 years, including Cubs baseball, Chicago Bears and collegiate football games, summer concerts and other special events. Visitors to the website can browse through Wrigley Field history from each decade, infographics about baseball and life in 1914, and "100 Great Times" that have taken place at Wrigley Field over the last century. The Cubs will pay tribute to these 100 Great Times presented by Budweiser during each Cubs home game with several athletes, performers and dignitaries associated with these moments planning to join the Wrigley Field 100 celebration throughout the season.
Fans visiting the website are invited to participate in polls to determine their "All-Wrigley Team," as well as other topics like their favorite broadcasters, concession items, traditions and Wrigley Field icons.
Some of these "All-Wrigley" candidates have already shared their favorite Wrigley Field memories on the website. More than two dozen current and former players, executives and celebrities revealed their favorite Wrigley Field stories in candid personal videos.
In addition to these historical elements, WrigleyField100.com showcases the team's plans to commemorate "The Party of the Century" during 10 decade-themed homestands complete with historic player uniforms, gameday entertainment, specialty food offerings, one-of-a-kind bobbleheads, retro toy giveaways, commemorative memorabilia, Cubs Charities' 100 Gifts of Service and more.
"WrigleyField100.com is a great resource for fans looking to learn more about Wrigley Field's history and our season-long plans to celebrate its centennial," said Cubs Senior Director of Marketing Alison Miller. "We encourage everyone to spend some time on the site and vote for their favorite players and attractions from the last century at Wrigley Field."