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60 Rare Historical Photos That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Uncategorized | January 16, 2019

Building the bleachers at Wrigley Field in Chicago, 1937.

Source: Reddit

Wrigley Field in Chicago has got to be one of the most beloved stadiums in baseball history. It's built right in the middle of a Chicago neighborhood. And there was even a huge battle to install lights at the stadium because locals thought it would change the flavor of the field. And why would you want to change rabid Cub fan Bill Murray's favorite baseball park? Here's a shot from 1937 of the center field bleachers being constructed. Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, is the only other baseball stadium still in existence from that era.

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Harmon Leon is an award-winning journalist, filmmaker, comedian and the author of the book Meet the Deplorables... - and you can find his other work in Vice, The Observer, The Nation, Esquire and Wired.