Suburban mayor to Cubs: Consider Tinley Park for new home

Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki has a message for Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts: If it doesn’t work out with the city of Chicago, move to the south suburbs.

“In that event that you cannot come to an agreement with the city of Chicago, I would be remiss not to tell you about an opportunity that exists in the village of Tinley Park,” Zabrocki wrote in a letter to Ricketts dated June 20.

The proposal invites Ricketts to consider moving the team to the former Tinley Park Mental Health Center. Attached to the letter is an aerial map of the property’s 280 acres.

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