Cubs, Bears legends celebrate Wrigley’s 100th birthday

Cubs and Bears legends were greeted like royalty Wednesday as the Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field.

Perhaps the loudest cheers were reserved for former Bears linebacker Dick Butkus and running back Gale Sayers, the first athletes to be introduced during pre-game ceremonies.

Former Cubs players on hand included former Cubs Ernie Banks, Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins, Glen Beckert, Gary “Sarge” Matthews, Milt Pappas, Andre Dawson, Lee Smith and Ryan Dempster. Two of Ron Santo’s grandchildren represented the Santo family.

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