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Chicago’s Wrigley Field Finally Named Historic Landmark

The ball features a rubber or cork center, wrapped in yarn, and covered, in the words of the Official Baseball Rules "with two strips of white horsehide or cowhide, tightly stitched together

Chicago’s Wrigley Field long been part of baseball history – and now it’s a part of America’s history as well.

The 106-year-old stadium has been officially designated a National Historic Landmark by U.S. Interior Secretary David L. Bernhardt.

Bernhardt said the history of Wrigley Field is “interwoven into our nation’s story”.

It joins Boston’s Fenway Park as the only two baseball stadiums with Historic Landmark status.


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