*Wrigley Field was built by owner Charlie Weeghman for the Chicago Federals of the upstart Federal League in 1914.
*The Chi-Feds beat the Packers in the initial game at Wrigley Field on April 14. 1914.
*The new ballpark was a big hit. “The wonderful setting for yesterday’s combat brought the thought that some one must have rubbed Aladdin’s lamp to effect such a magical transformation.” J.G. Davis Chicago Tribune
*The Cubs have won 3 of their last 4 games. The Cubs will wear throwback jerseys today and are 7-1 all-time when the team has featured retro uniforms.
*Wrigley Field has hosted 7,882 regular season games. In that time there have been 12,588 home runs and 80,816 strikeouts.