Cubs ready for 1920s celebration at Wrigley Field

Cubs ready for 1920s celebration at Wrigley Field
April 30, 2014, 3:15 pm
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Nine days after celebrating Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary, the party continues on the North Side.

The Cubs' upcoming homestand (May 2-6) will celebrate the 1920s decade, including wearing 1929 throwback uniforms for Sunday's nationally-televised game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Bears players Kelvin Hayden and Robbie Gould will throw out the first pitch on Friday and Monday, respectively, and Gould will also sing the 7th Inning Stretch for the first of four Crosstown games Monday evening at Wrigley Field.

ESPN broadcasters John Kruk and Dan Shulman will lead the 7th Inning Stretch Sunday night.

Friday, the Cubs will give away bobbleheads of Red Grange, who played a college game at Wrigley Field in 1923, scoring three touchdowns on Oct. 27 for Illinois against Northwestern:

Saturday, the first 10,000 adults 21 and over will receive a Budweiser Cubs Fedora:

Sunday, the first 5,000 kids 13 and under will get a Cubs yo-yo:

The Cubs are also teaming up with Advocate Health Care for "Pink Out" Tuesday night in the Budweiser Bleachers. It's the team's final home game before Mother's Day and each fan in the bleachers will receive a pink shirt from Cubs Charities to promote breast cancer awareness. Breast cancer survivors will be on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, as well as sing the 7th Inning Stretch.

As for food, the Chicago Dog is available all season long, but represents the 1920s:

The Cubs will also have a special 1920s Upper Deck Gin Rickey sold at the bleacher patio in left field and the main concourse in section 109:

Head to for more information about this week's festivities.

All photos courtesy of the Chicago Cubs.