With Wrigley Field's 100th birthday upon us, I wanted to take a look back the 20 most memorable games that I have attended.
My favorite memory is my first. I will never forget that May day of 1982 when my uncle took me to Wrigley for the first time with my cousins and I walked up the steps down the third-base side, catching my first glimpse of the glorious green ivy. I finally got to see Bill Buckner in person and I was starting to really dig the rookie 3B by the name of Sandberg.
I was also fortunate to witness the Cubs take it to the great Nolan Ryan on that beautiful spring day.
Of course postseason games also litter my list. Even though this is the Cubs we are talking about, I have been to quite a few. I left off a few of those games with good reason.
1984, 1998, and 2003 overall were my favorite Cubs seasons to attend, but there are some other memories that stand out on their own, such as skipping school for Harry Caray's return in 1987.
The 1985 home opener also ranks up there; for the first time I actually had some high expectations going into a season. That excitement was also fueled by the debut of a rookie shortstop sensation named Shawon Dunston.
Hopefully I didn't leave off anything too important; let me know what you think of my list and if we share any of these games.
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