Wrigley Field : A Celebration of the Friendly Confines
- Publish Date: 2002-10-15
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Mark Jacob;Stephen Green;Ernie Banks
Created in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, a unique tribute to baseball's most beloved landmark
Wrigley Field brings to life and pays tribute to one of baseball's greatest ballparks. The story of this revered park, from its opening in 1914 through today, this revered park's story is gloriously depicted in picture and in word. This up-close-and personal record, proves why Wrigley is sacred ground to millions, from its manually operated scoreboard and the climbing green ivy of its outfield walls, to the raucous bleacher bums and bright days bathed in sunlight, massaged by Lake Michigan's soothing breezes. It is a refuge, it is a haven, it is an escapefrom the workweek or from homework. Produced with the full cooperation of the Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field pays fitting tribute to the ballpark's extraordinary nine decadesits history and unique features, its vitality, its people, and its greatest momentsthrough intimate, enthralling perspectives from the team's official photographer, Stephen Green, as well asteam and private archives. Wrigley Field is the most stunningly visual and complete book ever on this beloved park that is like no other.