Classic Chicago

From Lake Park to Grant Park

Before the Chicago Cubs were the Cubs...


And moved north to the Friendly Confines in what is now Wrigleyville, the team was the Chicago White Stockings and their stadium was in Lake Park, which is now Grant Park. Check out the photos to see how much times have changed — can you imagine a baseball field so close to Michigan Avenue?

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