Homestand Highlights

On Tuesday, August 9, PGA golfer and Chicagoland resident Luke Donald will throw a ceremonial first pitch.

Chicago-native TV host Chris Jacobs from Overhaulin’ and Barrett-Jackson Live on Velocity will throw a first pitch Wednesday, August 10.

On Thursday, August 11, Chicago-native actress Ta’Rhonda Jones from Empire on FOX will throw a ceremonial first pitch. Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee Melba Moore will sing the national anthem.

Chicagoland-native actor Bob Odenkirk from Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad will throw a first pitch Friday, August 12.

Former Notre Dame men’s basketball coach and college basketball analyst Digger Phelps will lead the 7th inning stretch Saturday, August 13.

Northwestern men’s basketball coach Chris Collins will throw a first pitch and lead the stretch Sunday, August 14.

On Tuesday evening, August 16, members of the rock band Chevelle will throw a ceremonial first pitch.

NASA astronaut Steve Bowen will throw a first pitch Wednesday, August 17, while Hannah Huston, competitor on The Voice, will sing the national anthem.

The Navy Seals Jump Team will perform a parachute jump at Wrigley Field as Wayne Messmer sings the national anthem Thursday, August 18, then lead the afternoon’s 7th inning stretch.

Promotional Items:

Up to the first 10,000 fans attending the game Wednesday, August 10, will receive a Cubs Everything Pouch presented by Olivet Nazarene University.

Bud Fridays continue August 12 with up to the first 5,000 Budweiser Bleacher guests age 21-and-older receiving a Bud Fridays Cubs Fedora.

On Saturday, August 13, up to the first 5,000 kids 13-and-younger will receive a Youth Sun Safety Shirt presented by Pediatric Sun Protection Foundation (PSPF), Advocate Children’s Hospital and Mott 50.

Kids Sundays continue August 14 with the first 5,000 kids 13-and-younger receiving a Clark Hat presented by Velveeta.

For the second game of the doubleheader Tuesday, August 16, up to the first 10,000 fans will receive a Joe Maddon “Manager of the Year” Award Bobblehead presented by Benjamin Moore.

Up to the first 10,000 fans will receive a Cubs Beach Tote Bag presented by Las Vegas Wednesday, August 17.

The homestand concludes Thursday, August 18, with up to the first 10,000 fans age 21-and-older receiving a Cubs Floppy Hat presented by RumChata.



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