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Wrigley Is Wrigley, and Nothing Else Is

Who needs winning baseball at the ultimate neighborhood park?

Originally Published: June 8, 2011
By Dave Eggers

It was pretty cold for a Saturday in late May. It was about 50 degrees out, and everyone was wearing three layers. People had on their Cubs jackets, their Illinois jackets, their Northwestern jackets. A guy in front of me was wearing one of those psychoanalyst sweaters with the buttons and high collar, which I think is the official gear at the University of Chicago. Rain was likely any minute, and the Cubs were down 5-nothing in the fifth inning. We were having a blast, though, watching the game ...

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