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Entrance to Wrigley Field

Historic Ballparks: Then and Now

Entrance to Wrigley Field

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As baseball's popularity grew around the turn of the century, so did the need for new and bigger ballparks. Most were built in the "Jewel Box" style, featuring brick facades, green seats and exposed steel. Built in 1913, Chicago's Wrigley Field is one of the few classic parks still in use.

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