October 17, 2019

My Collection: Vintage Wrigley Field part I

Black & Whites/Scorecards & Newsletters:
Part I 
Note: All items in the post are original and mustly purchased 
by Ebay unless otherwise mentioned
Tinker Becomes Manager 
of Chicago (Whalers) Federals
at Weeghman Park 1914-15
Batting Practice in 1918
photo is 8.5 x 14 in size
 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

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 Cubs in 1932

a 1934 scorecard

Post Game Scene in 1934
oversized photo
another George Brace photo
The Team in 1935

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

The Year 1935

The Pre 1937 Scoreboard

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

The Year 1937

Rip Collins in 1937

Phil Cavarretta 1934-1954

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

 a 1936 Newsletter

 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

Gabby Hartnett & Charlie Grimm in 1939

a 1939 newsletter

Cardinal's last year at Wrigley Field 1939

a 1941 newsletter

Chicago Bears in 1942

in 1943

a 1944 newsletter

1944 view of the Bears at Play

 view if photo'ed
The Team in 1945

a Staged Photo in 1945

On the L to the Game in 1946

A Catch and Fans in 1946

Rain or Shine in 1946

a 1946 Newsletter Prediction

a Newsletter in 1947
a Scorecard in 1947

a 1948 scorecard

a 1948 Cubs Newsletter

a 1948 Bears Newsletter
A 1948 Political Rally

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)
a 1950 newsletter

a Scorecard in 1950

A 1950 Bears Newsletter
A Scorecard in 1951

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

a Scorecard in 1953

 Kodak Prints in 1954

Against the Giants in 1954

Against the Pirates in 1954

Incoming Ball in 1954

Early Snow in 1955

a Hot Day in 1955

a Cubs Dodgers Game in 1955

Standing Room Only in 1955

the Chicago Bears Team in 1955

Not a lot of Fans for this Game in 1956

Cleaning Up after a Bears Game in 1956

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

Williams and Banks 1959-1971 players

a Scorecard in 1960

Catching some Rays in 1960

 a 1961 Scorecard

Taking a Break from the Game in 1962

Roof-Toppers in 1962

Bears at Practice 1962

Opening Day 1963
An Aerial View in 1963
a 1963 season in review

Prepping the Field for a Bears Game in 1963

a Bit Chilly in 1964

Ernie Banks Hits a High Fly in 1965

a Baseball Hit but to the Head in 1965

the Bears in 1965

A 1966 scorecard

Leo Durocher in 1966
manager 1966-1972

a Young Fan in 1966

A 1966 Bears Newsletter
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

Waiting for Tickets in 1968
Young Fans in 1968

at the game at business hours 1968
Caught the Ball in 1968
a Aerial View in 1969

 a 1969 season in review
a Scorecard in 1969

a Ground Keeper in 1969

Billy Williams in 1969

Playing a Tune in 1969
a 45 (in size) record
recorded in 1969
a 1970 Scorecard

Needed Repairs in 1970

a 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)
A 1971 scorecard

Flags on a Windy Day in 1971

Riding to Work in 1971
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

a 1973 scorecard

A Hat of the Day in 1973

the Program becomes the Hat in 1974

 a 1974 scorecard
view the above photo

Too Cold that Day in 1974

Bleacher Fans in 1974
(over-sized photo)

 a 1975 scorecard

Jose Cardenal and Young Fans in 1975

 The Singing Andy Frain in 1975

Young Fans in 1975

a 1977 newsletter

Rain or Shine in 1977

Existing the Addison Station in 1977

the Corner of Waveland and Sheffield in 1977

In Line in 1977

 Big Crowd in 1977
the Fans in 1978

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

Needed Repairs in 1979

Roof Top Fans in 1979

More Roof Toppers & the Ball in 1979

The Bleachers Fans that same year 1977

 Post Note
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