Hoods quiz -- Feb. 29

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What was Wrigley Field's original name?

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The original name of Wrigley Field was Weeghman Park. It was Weeghman Park from 1914 to 1919, then Cubs Park from 1920 to 1925 followed by Wrigley Field starting in 1926.

I'm probably not the first to anwer this but, Wrigley field was once known as Weeghman Field.

Weeghman Park

CUBS PARK
WEEGHMAN PARK

Wrigley Field was once known as Weeghman Park.

Weeghman Park

Weeghman Park was the home of Chicago's entry in the Federal League and was the property of Charles H. Weeghman ... the club was known as both the Federals and the Whales.

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