Uni Watch: Wrigley Field rewind

Wednesday's throwback promotion is the first of nine for Cubs this season

Updated: April 23, 2014, 12:45 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | ESPN.com

The Cubs and Diamondbacks will be wearing throwbacks Wednesday, but the uniforms won't have anything to do with either the Cubbies or the D-backs.

Here's the deal: Wednesday is the 100th anniversary of the first game ever played at Wrigley Field, and the Cubs want to mark the occasion by recreating the matchup that took place exactly 100 years ago. But the Cubs weren't yet playing at Wrigley a century ago -- they were over at West Side Park and didn't move to Wrigley until 1916. ...

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