Wrigley Field: 100 Stories for 100 Years

Wrigley Field: 100 Stories for 100 Years

by Dan Campana, Rob Carroll
     
 

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Charge through the turnstiles of this collection of personal stories about baseball's greatest ballpark and the sacred space it occupies in the hearts of Cubs fans and the soul of Wrigleyville. With contributors like Bob Costas, Rick Sutcliffe and Steve Stone, this informal oral history salutes the legacy that has made Wrigley such an unforgettable part of

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Charge through the turnstiles of this collection of personal stories about baseball's greatest ballpark and the sacred space it occupies in the hearts of Cubs fans and the soul of Wrigleyville. With contributors like Bob Costas, Rick Sutcliffe and Steve Stone, this informal oral history salutes the legacy that has made Wrigley such an unforgettable part of baseball and Chicago for the last century. These one hundred stories reflect the variety of millions of Cubs fans around the world, from those whose relationship with the Friendly Confines has lasted a lifetime to those who are taking their seats up close to the ivy for the very first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781626190344
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Series:
Sports History
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
592,203
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


Dan Campana is a freelance writer and communications consultant in the Chicago suburbs. His son, Ryne, is named after Dan's favorite Cub, Ryne Sandberg. Rob Carroll is a writer and newspaper editor originally from central Illinois, who now lives in Rockford with his dog Benny and a closet full of baseball cards and Cubs memorabilia. Dan Roan is WGN-TV's Sports Director. Kerry Wood was a Chicago Cubs pitcher from 1998 to 2008 and also from 2011 to 2012.

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