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Cubs Detail Outfield Renovations At Wrigley Field Ahead Of Next Week's Unveiling

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 05 / 15

Construction workers this week are "swarming Wrigley Field's outfield, installing seating and grooming concrete in preparation for the Cubs next home game Monday," according to a front-page piece by Chris Hine of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The outfield benches "aren't all installed and won't be paint...

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