Chicago Cubs are announcing Wrigley Field information for the season, including the new “Statue Line”

Chicago Cups today announced some of the ballpark related Things For the upcoming season and homestand, it will include health and safety rules, first pitch information, offers and a new “statue line”.

The erection of the new statues (Ernie Banks, Ron Santo, Billy Williams and the new Fergie Jenkins statue) will be significant, as will the construction of the Gallagher Way (park on the west side of the Wrigley). Harry Carey will be out for bleachers). Construction in the southeast corner – the upcoming new sportsbook – will continue throughout the season.

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cups 2022 regular season kicks off Thursday, April 7 at 1:20 pm against Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field in CDT. The club’s opening home stand will include a four-game series against the Brewers from April 7-10, followed by a six-game tour of Pittsburgh (April 12-13) and Colorado (April 14-17).

In expression of solidarity with Ukraine, the Ukrainian National Anthem will be sung on the opening day of the Ukrainian American Youth Association Choir of the Mykola Pavlushkov Branch in Chicago and the Special Cubs Foundation 50/50 Raffles will support the Ukrainian relief efforts. Cubs allies will also wear thorns to show their support for Ukraine and Ukrainian flags will be flown around the ballpark.

In addition, according to tradition, Cup Season ticket holders will participate in the flag presentation on the field and John Vincent will sing the national anthem. Cubs Hall of Famers will throw the traditional first pitch and sing the seventh inning.

Fans will notice that Wrigley Field’s Outfield Bull has a different design for this year’s opening day.

Cubs is committed to providing a safe, clean and friendly environment for Cubs baseball fans. Before returning to Friendly Fines this season, fans should keep in mind the following:

Gates will be open 90 minutes before the first pitch for 6:40 pm and two hours before the first pitch for all other games.
Only bags smaller than 16 x 16 x 8 inches will be allowed and exceptions will be made for medical bags and diaper bags that come with guests with small children. Backpacks are prohibited.
All purchases at Rigley Field, from retail and offers to seat sales and raffle tickets, are cashless.
All food and beverage orders can be placed through the MLB Ballpark Apps or across the entire Balpark with a scanned QR code.
Cups tickets are exclusively available as mobile tickets through the MLB Ballpark processor.

Cups Home Opener April 7 and single game tickets for regular season home games. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting www.cubs.com/tickets or by calling the Cups ticket office at 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827). There is a limit of six tickets for a family Diamond Games purchase, credit card or email address and a limit of 14 tickets for all other games. The maximum limit for an order is 40 total tickets. Tickets for group trips, premium rentals and regular season ticket bags are also available.

New in Wrigley Field:

The new carved brick pavers were installed outside the ballpark on Waveland Avenue as part of the Rigley Field Brick Paver project, which relaunched in 2020. Fans who have purchased brick paving will be notified directly with additional information on how to find their brick paving.

Fans will also notice a new flag on the exterior roof of Rickley Field honoring his memory of Buck O’Neill, the first Black coach in AL or NL history, and his memory at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. O’Neill joins the other 24 cubs recognized National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Together with hospitality partner Levy, the Cubs are introducing four new offerings for Wrigley Field’s offers for the 2022 regular season. The menus in Rigley Field have expanded to include these new dishes:

The Twisted Tatar: Crispy Spiral Potato Slip Served with Dill Pickle
Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich: Dried chicken breast dipped in Nashville hot sauce and served with grilled bread and butter pickle and grilled brioche bread
Smoked Brisket Sandwich: Smoothly smoked Lily’s cue beef brisket dipped in a fun barbecue juice and served on a hockey roll with giardiniera.
Maxwell Street Style Pork Chop Sandwich: Processed bacon cutlet on grilled bread, caramelized onion and mustard

Local options such as Vienna Beef, Hot Dougs, Home Run Inn Pizza, Garrett Popcorn Shops, Lillie’s Q and the newly added Intelligentsia Coffee will bring fans the local flavors they know and love.

Little fans will notice the construction of the Kallaghar Way as the new “Statue Line” is being built. The statue line will be the new home for all the Rigley Field statues, including the statues of Ernie Banks, Fergie Jenkins, Ron Santo and Billy Williams, but with the exception of the Harry Carey statue, it will remain where it is today. Additional construction will take place on the corner of Addison Street and Sheffield Avenue for the remainder of the 2022 season.

Charitable Initiatives:

The Cubs Foundation returns on Thursday, April 7, for the 50/50 Raffle season, a special raffle that will benefit Ukrainian relief efforts. Half of the net income from the opening day raffle will be donated to the International Committee of the Red Cross (IFRC), which will support the millions of Ukrainians in need and other non-profit organizations working directly with Ukrainian refugees in Chicago.

Fans across Illinois can purchase tickets for the Cubs Charities 50/50 Raffle online from 11am on CDT until the end of the day’s game, or through the Raffle Ambassador at Wrigley Field when the gate opens to the bottom of the eighth inning. For all the Cups home games that take place this season outside of the special opening day raffle, the winning ticket will receive half of the net income from the game’s raffle ticket sales, and the other half will benefit the Cups Foundation and its mission to mobilize the power of the game to become champions. Youth, families and communities. Cups charities will also hold its first guaranteed jackpot on Saturday, April 9th. For more information on the Cubs Foundation 50/50 Raffle, visit www.cubs.com/raffle.

Homestand Details, April 7-10:

Thursday, April 7, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cups, 1:20 pm CDT

National Anthem: John Vincent
The Ukrainian American Youth Association Choir of the Mykola Pavlushkov Branch in Chicago sings the Ukrainian National Anthem
Precom: Field presentation on the field with Cup Season ticket holders
Special Accreditation: Video board recognition for the family of Cubs season ticket holder George Wiseman
First pitch and 7th inning extension: Cubs Hall of Fame
Broadcast: Marquee Sports Network, MLB Network, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Friday, April 8, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cups, 1:20 pm CDT

National Anthem: Courtney Reid and Connor Ryan “Moulin Rouge! Music “
Precom: Olympic legend Edwin Moses and Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin have joined Larus and Lost Boys, Inc. for recognition on the field.
First pitch: Courtney Reid and Connor Ryan “Moulin Rouge! The Musical ”and former Chicago Blackhawks player and three-time Stanley Cup champion Marion Hosa
7th Innings Extension: Harry Carey Video
Broadcast: Marquee Sports Network, MLB Network, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Saturday, April 9, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cups 1:20 pm CDT

Promotion: Knit Glove Koozie by Jim Beam, the first 10,000 fans to come in advance 21 years or older
Cups Trusts 50/50 Raffle Regular Season First Guaranteed Jackpot
National Anthem: John Vincent
First pitch and 7th inning extension: The cast of the second season of the hit show “Love Is Blind”
Broadcast: Marquee Sports Network, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Sunday, April 10, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cups, 1:20 pm CDT

Advertisement: Canvas toad bag provided by StubHub, first coming 10,000 fans
God Bless America and National Anthem: The Klinger Family
7th Innings Extension: Actor and Comedian Jim Belushi
Broadcast: Marquee Sports Network, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

For the latest broadcast and schedule information for the 2022 regular season, visit www.cubs.com.

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