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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Yearbook, Aug. 8: Wrigley takes the night
By Patrick Dorsey
Aug. 8, 1988:
On this day 24 years ago, night fell on Chicago's North Side ... and
the baseball started, as Wrigley Field played host to the first after-dark game in its history.
The evening didn't last long, however; rain stopped the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning, meaning the game never officially happened.
For a deep account of this special night, check
ESPN The Magazine's series from 2008