Truth in John Nuveen/Chicago Cubs Advertising

John Nuveen poster for Wrigley Field

From a campaign for Nuveen Investments designed specifically for use in and around the Wrigley Field skyboxes.You can see the rest of the posters here and here.

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One of hundreds of seats at Wrigley Field without obstructive view.

&quot;The Cubs new January schedule means plenty of available seats for the entire family&quot; <div> <br class="khtml-block-placeholder" /> </div> <div> &quot;For the low cost of your first-born, you can reserve a season ticket at Wrigley&quot;*  </div> <div> (*additional seats require additional children, children must be in good health and vaccinated) </div> <div> <br class="khtml-block-placeholder" /> </div>

Nice find!

http://cubs.scout.com/2/765207.html

So I imagine the line-up looks like this: DH Fukudome LF Patterson 1b Lee 3b Ram CF Edmonds RF Ward/C Soto C Soto/RF Ward 2b Fontenot SS Theriot

That looks like an outfield that can turn some outs into doubles.

Theriot also a benchwarmer, as the line-up is: DH Fukudome LF Patterson 1b Lee 3b Ramirez RF Ward CF Edmonds C Soto 2b Fontenot SS Cedeno V. SS Cabrera C Jackass LF Quentin RF Dye DH Thome 1b Swisher 3b Crede 2b Ramirez CF Wise I dont understand playing Ward in RF or giving Cedeno a bat.

this is a 1/2meg image. link to or download and replace with this. it's 24.6K i re-sized it to fit the dimensions given in the url source for the image size. http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2068/2617445716_73341f4204_o.jpg

Did it. Thanks, Crunch.

good thing i was able to grab it before the change. new desktop wallpaper!

if you follow the link below the image in the post it sends you to a page with a whole bunch of them (including that one). i cropped out the image of the ivy going up at wrigley, myself. i considered that one a "gold" find for sure. thanks cubnut.

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