Illinois Baseball Player Builds His Own Wrigley Field In Backyard
A backyard version of Wrigley Field was built by a baseball player in Illinois.
Count me in with the many fans that miss baseball. Every summer, I look forward to going to games at Wrigley Field. At this point, that doesn't look like it will be happening this year. Unfortunately, it will be the first time in a long while that I won't make it there.
Well, a teenager in Palatine, Illinois feels the same. He decided to do something about it.
According to https dailyherald.com,
"D.J. Dick has created an ultimate Wiffle ball experience that includes a scoreboard, flags, ivy-covered wall, and outfield basket similar to what's at the Friendly Confines. The Wiffle park regularly draws neighbors to watch the boys in 2-on-2 or 3-on-3 action from the home's upper-level deck or outside the fence."
I think this is awesome. I remember as a kid playing Whiffle ball in the backyard with my friends. We would have loved playing somewhere like this. In fact, I would still like to check it out.
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