October 17, 2019

My Collection: Vintage Wrigley Field part I

Black & Whites/Scorecards & Newsletters:
Part I 
updated 11/2023
1914-1977
Note: All items in the post are original and mustly purchased 
by Ebay unless otherwise mentioned
The Year 1914
Tinker Becomes Manager 
of Chicago (Whalers) Federals
at Weeghman Park 1914-15
The Year 1918
Batting Practice in 1918
The Year 1928
 A 1928 Scorecard


Spring Camp in 1928 ...
 I added this information below
Charlie Grimm 1925-1936

Lewis 'Hack' Wilson 1926-1931


Harold 'Red' Grange 

'Red' Grange played in 1925 
and then from 1929-1934

Bronko Nagurski


The Year 1929
1929 Newspaper
full size 

The Netting - early 1930's?

General Superintendent of the Cubs
from the Warner Printing Company Collection
 Some Team Members in 1931
 After some research I determined that this photo 
was taken in 1931
 Chicago Cardinals 
football team
 This football team called Wrigley Field home from 1931 through 1939. During this period there was three teams 
that called Wrigley Field home.
The Year 1932
The Cubs in 1932


The Year 1934
a 1934 scorecard


Post Game Scene in 1934
oversized photo
another George Brace photo
Phil Cavarretta 1934-1954


The Year 1935
The Team in 1935


 the team names below ...
Claiborne Bryant 1935-1940




The Year 1936
 Chicago Cardinals in 1936
from 1931 to 1939 Wrigley Field was home

 a 1936 Newsletter


zoomed
The Pre 1937 
Scoreboard

Bleacher Construction 1937
(over-sized photo)
The Post 1937 
Scoreboard

The Year 1937


Rip Collins in 1937

The Year 1938
 a 1938 Scorecard


The 1938 Team


 the team players ...
Waiting for Tickets in 1938


An Injury in 1938


Waiting for Tickets in 1938


 Bleacher Booms in 1938


 a 1938 newsletter


Phil Cavarretta in 1938

Dizzy Dean in 1938


The Year 1939
Gabby Hartnett & 
Charlie Grimm in 1939


a 1939 newsletter

Cardinal's last year 
at Wrigley Field 1939







The Year 1941
a 1941 newsletter


The Year 1942
Chicago Bears in 1942


The Year 1943
You need to return to your seat, please!!
The Year 1944
a 1944 newsletter



1944 view of the Bears at Play

 view of slide when photo'ed
The Year 1945
The team in 1945



a Staged Photo in 1945


The Year 1946
On the L to the Game in 1946


A Catch and Fans in 1946


Rain or Shine in 1946


a 1946 Newsletter Prediction


The Year 1947
a Newsletter in 1947
a Scorecard in 1947






The Year 1948
a 1948 scorecard


a 1948 Cubs Newsletter


a 1948 Bears Newsletter
A 1948 Political Rally

The Year 1949
Rain or Shine in 1949

the Chicago Bears in 1949

 zoomed text from above
 View of the Ballpark
the northwest corner of Sheffield and Addison 
- early 1950's maybe (a reproduction)
The Year 1950
a 1950 newsletter



a Scorecard in 1950


A 1950 Bears Newsletter
The Year 1951
A Scorecard in 1951



The First Ball by the Mayor in 1951
Rodeo of 1951
The Year 1952
A Play for the Ball in 1952


The Year 1953
a Scorecard in 1953


The Year 1954
 Kodak Prints in 1954



Against the Giants in 1954

Against the Pirates in 1954


Incoming Ball in 1954


The Year 1955
Early Snow in 1955

a Hot Day in 1955


a Cubs Dodgers Game in 1955


Standing Room Only in 1955


Chicago Bears Team in 1955


The Year 1956
Not a lot of Fans for this Game in 1956


Cleaning Up after a Bears Game in 1956


The Year 1959
a Game in 1959
a reprinted in 1991 
from the Chicago History Society (Museum)


Williams and Banks 1959-1971 players


The Year 1960
a Scorecard in 1960


 
Catching some Rays in 1960


zoomed
The Year 1961
 a 1961 Scorecard


The Year 1962
Taking a Break from the Game in 1962

Roof-Toppers in 1962

Bears at Practice 1962
 slides

The Year 1963
Opening Day 1963
An Aerial View in 1963
(reprint)
a 1963 season in review

Prepping the Field
 for a Bears Game in 1963

The Year 1964
a Bit Chilly in 1964

The Year 1965
Ernie Banks Hits a High Fly in 1965

a Baseball Hit but to the Head in 1965

the Bears in 1965


The Year 1966
A 1966 scorecard


Leo Durocher in 1966
manager 1966-1972


a Young Fan in 1966


A 1966 Bears Newsletter
The Year 1967
Opening Day 1967
Some Vocal Fans in 1967


Waiting for Tickets in 1967


Lining Up for Tickets in 1967

 view is east along Addison Street
Signs Signs Signs in 1967


Trying to Catch it in the Bleachers in 1967

Fans Claiming the Field in 1967
The Year 1968
Waiting for Tickets in 1968
Young Fans in 1968


at the game during business hours?? in 1968
Caught the Ball in 1968
The Year 1969
a Aerial View in 1969

 a 1969 season in review
a Scorecard in 1969



a Ground Keeper in 1969


Billy Williams in 1969


College Kids Camping for Tickets in 1969
Playing a Tune?? in 1969
a 45 (in size) record
recorded in 1969
The Year 1970
a 1970 Scorecard


Needed Repairs in 1970

Kissing in the Cold in 1970
Bleacher View in 1970


a Young Fan in 1970


Getting a Tan 
while watching a Game in 1970

Leo and his Frustration in 1970


Mr. Cub in 1970


a Young Fan in 1970


A 1970 Bears Newsletter
(last year at Wrigley Field)
zoomed
The Year 1971
A 1971 scorecard



Flags on a Windy Day in 1971


Riding to Work in 1971
The Year 1972
Waiting for Business in 1972
a 1972 scorecard


 Still Wet on the Field in 1972

An Incoming Ball in 1972


 Keeping Warm in June 1972

The Year 1973
a 1973 scorecard


A Hat of the Day in 1973


The Year 1974
the Program becomes the Hat in 1974


 a 1974 scorecard
view the above photo for this program


Too Cold that Day in 1974


Bleacher Fans in 1974
*an over-sized photo*

The Year 1975
 a 1975 scorecard


Jose Cardenal and Young Fans in 1975


 The Singing Andy Frain in 1975

Young Fans in 1975

The Year 1977
a 1977 newsletter



Rain or Shine in 1977


Existing the Addison Station in 1977


 Corner of Waveland 
and Sheffield in 1977


In Line in 1977


 Big Crowd in 1977
The Bleachers Fans that same year 1977

The Year 1978
the Fans in 1978


An Interior View in 1978
a oversized photo
All Alone that Day in 1978


Needed Repairs in 1979


The Year 1979
Roof Top Fans in 1979


More Roof Toppers & the Ball in 1979



 Post Note
I hope my collection will entice the viewer to explore my extensive blog and learn more of the history of our community that I once called home. Donations (not a non-profit) are wonderful to receive and will be posted in the blog with full credit to the donor.

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