The nickname of the area surrounding Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, is Wrigleyville.  When it opened in 1914, the ballpark was given the title of Weeghman Park, in honor of Charles Weeghman, owner of the Chicago Whales. When chewing gum tycoon William Wrigley, Jr. purchased the Cubs in 1921, the stadium was subsequently … Continue reading Wrigleyville