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Wrigley Field


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1914/00/00 Zachery Taylor Davis Architect Built
1916/00/00 William Wrigley Jr William Wrigley buys a minority stake in the Chicago Cubs baseball team
1932/10/01 Babe Ruth Baseball Babe Ruth calls a home run? in the fifth inning of Game 3 of the 1932 World Series. Ruth appears to point to the center-field bleachers to call his shot.

Data »

Particulars for Wrigley Field:
Sport Baseball
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Historic Use Outdoor recreation
Owner Private
Historic Use Sport Facility
Area of Significance Sports
Sight Category Structure

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 87002652
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Davis,Zachary T.
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Entertainment-recreation
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1914
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Outdoor recreation
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Outdoor recreation

Creative Works »

The Natural Film Barry Levinson Robert Redford Although filmed at Buffalo's All-High Stadium, "The Natural" is set at Chicago's Wrigley Field.

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