Ricketts threatens to move Cubs without OK for Wrigley upgrades

Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts for the first time threatened to move the team out of Wrigley Field if the team doesn’t get approval for more signs in the outfield, including a giant video scoreboard.

He made the remark in answer to a question during an event at the City Club of Chicago Wednesday, after unveiling plans for $300 million in upgrades to the nearly 100-year-old baseball stadium.

The team’s renovation proposal calls for re-creating green terra-cotta canopies, along with the windows and wrought-iron fencing, that graced parts of Wrigley’s exterior in the 1930s, according to drawings released to the media Tuesday.

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