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Old Jul 5th 2008, 11:50 am
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Cubs make available additional tickets for Minor League contest at Wrigley Field

$5-$10 upper deck box and upper deck reserved tickets now available for July 29 "Road to Wrigley" presented by National City Bank

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs today announced that, due to rising demand, tickets are now available for the upper deck box and upper deck reserved seating sections for the July 29 "Road to Wrigley" Minor League contest at 7:05 p.m. at Wrigley Field.
These upper deck tickets for the "Road to Wrigley," presented by National City, are available for only $5 or $10 on www.cubs.com. Advanced ticket sales for the contest have already shattered the Midwest League's single game attendance record. The record stands at 14,492 and was set by Kane County on Aug. 11, 2007.

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will return to the Wrigley Field dugout as a Minor League manager when his Single-A Peoria Chiefs host the Kane County Cougars in the official Midwest League contest. The game is believed to be the first Minor League contest in the ballpark's 94-year history.

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.

Peoria became a Cubs' Single-A affiliate in 2005 and is located approximately 165 miles southwest of Chicago. Kane Country is affiliated with the Oakland Athletics and is located a little more than 40 miles west of Chicago.

Tickets for the "Road to Wrigley" start at $5 and are currently available on www.cubs.com. For more information, please visit www.cubs.com or call 1-800-THE-CUBS.

A note about the Chiefs: They set a franchise record on Friday by winning 11 in a row! They are leading the division by half a game so those who go have a chance at seeing a first place Cubs minor league team...And a chance to watch Ryno manage his team!
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