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Wrigley Gets a Few New Seats

By Margaret Lyons in News on Jan 4, 2008 5:55PM


The Commission on Chicago Landmarks gave its OK to Wrigley Field today to add 70 more seats along the third-base line and some new digital signs along the grandstands. Or as everyone seems saying, "signage." Gaaah. There are already 82 "bullpen box seats" on the first-base side, and now that Wrigley has updated its drainage system, there's room for more money/seats on the third-base side, too.

These additions come while the fate of the friendly confines is up in the air. 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney weighed in on the potential State ownership of the field yesterday, wondering "why [government would] get involved in Wrigley if there are private people willing to step up to the plate." Welcome to our world of wonder, Tom. [S-T, MLB, Trib]

Nice signage, Patrick Dentler