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They need a drink

Cubs' struggles have had a trickle-down effect on Wrigley beer vendors

Updated: July 17, 2013, 4:10 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Outside a low-slung building, just behind the Taco Bell on Addison Street, it's an hour and a half before first pitch and vendors mill about inside the fenced-in parking, standing in small circles waiting for their assignment from their union boss.

They will take their assignments, 100-level Old Style or Upper Deck Budweiser, and go to their commissary inside Wrigley Field (hidden in plain sight) and get to work as the sudsy evangelists of baseball's cathedral.

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