Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will return to the Wrigley Field dugout as a minor league manager on Tuesday, July 29 when his Single-A Peoria Chiefs host the Kane County Cougars in an official Midwest League contest. The game will begin at 7:05 p.m. and is believed to be the first minor league contest in the ballpark's 94-year history.
The "Road to Wrigley" game, presented by National City, will include family-friendly priced tickets, an array of activities for children of all ages and a fun atmosphere filled with traditional minor league attractions within the Friendly Confines.
Fans attending this first-of-its-kind event at Wrigley Field will have the opportunity to participate in a number of traditional minor league ballpark activities, such as dizzy bat races, t-shirt tosses and the opportunity for all kids 14-years-and-younger to run the Wrigley Field bases at the end of the game.
Fans will also be entertained between innings by the mascots of both teams and an assortment of other fun characters who regularly perform at Peoria Chiefs games and several other ballparks.