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ryno4ever Apr 13th 2007 10:23 pm

Today in Cubs History: April 14
April 14, 1925 With Quin Ryan at the mike, WGN Radio broadcasts its first regular-season Cubs game, as Chicago defeats Pittsburgh by an 8-2 margin in Charlie Grimm's Cubs debut.

1978 The largest Opening Day Cub crowd ever, 45,777, attend the Wrigley Field opener against Pittsburgh.

HOLYCOW!25 Apr 13th 2007 11:16 pm

I didn't think Wrigley could hold that many people. I just looked and it said the capacity now is only 41,000ish. Did people bring lawn chairs?

ryno4ever Apr 13th 2007 11:49 pm

Good question to email Pat and Ron!

ChinMusic22 Apr 14th 2007 8:02 am

Sounds like a serious case of standing room only!

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