Client: The Ricketts Family/Chicago Cubs
Source: Chicago Tribune
“Hopefully we’ll be able to sit down with the city here over the next few months and iron out what it takes to be the leading bidder,” Ricketts said during an appearance at a City Club of Chicago luncheon.
The Cubs last hosted the game in 1990.
Ricketts used the event to bask in the still-warm glow of the team’s world championship and updated the crowd on ongoing construction at the ballpark and the surrounding area. The chairman joked that ballpark upgrades have slowed in recent years “because we can’t get our crews in until November now, but we think that’s a pretty fair trade.”