City Council OKs More Cubs’ Night Games, Pushing Back Wrigley Walls

CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said the Cubs need to get started on their project to renovate Wrigley Field, now that the City Council has approved several items on the owners’ wish list for the project.

WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports, in a series of votes at Wednesday’s council meeting, aldermen gave the Cubs permission to host 35 night games at Wrigley next year – and up to eight more if national TV networks request additional prime time games.

The team also can place an arch over Clark Street, and expand the walls on Waveland and Sheffield as part of their plan for a new video board and new advertising signs in the outfield.

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Tunney said, with those measures in place, it’s time for the Ricketts family…

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