April 20, 1916 - After playing at the West Side Grounds for a number of years, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 7-6, in their opening game at new Weeghman Park, named after their new owner Charles Weeghman. In 1926 the park was renamed Wrigley Field, after William Wrigley, the chewing gum magnate who bought the team in 1919. High-res

April 20, 1916 - After playing at the West Side Grounds for a number of years, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 7-6, in their opening game at new Weeghman Park, named after their new owner Charles Weeghman. In 1926 the park was renamed Wrigley Field, after William Wrigley, the chewing gum magnate who bought the team in 1919.