Yellon: A modest proposal for Wrigley Field’s landmark scoreboard

From SABR member Al Yellon at Bleed Cubbie Blue on October 12, 2018:

Hey, it’s an early offseason for the Cubs and so, time to think and talk about everything related to our favorite team.

If this looks familiar, it should, because I wrote about this topic here five years ago. At the time the Wrigley renovations hadn’t yet begun, and now they are nearly complete, with video boards making the landmark center-field scoreboard something of an afterthought. The center-field board still counts balls and strikes, indicates hits and errors on plays, and is the only place in Wrigley Field you can get out-of-town scores.

The latter, out-of-town scores, is my purpose here. Here’s what the Wrigley board looks like now, with out-of-town scores nearly filled.

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Originally published: October 15, 2018. Last Updated: October 15, 2018.