Saturday Northwestern will host rival Illinois at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
(Don’t act like you’ve never seen goalposts in the bleachers!)
Beyond the Mel Hall right field memorial end zone, there’s literally six inches between the end zone and a thin layer of … something covering the ivy.
The other end zone is located steps away from .. wait for it .. the third base dugout. (Not coincidentally, Jim Frey will serve as back judge for Saturday’s ballgame.)
Below is the sideline down the right field line. Herman Franks-era padding a nice touch.
Let’s hope the players will (somehow) avoid injury in the house that Jack Brickhouse quite obviously built.
But if somebody does get dinged like a Leon Durham LINE DRIVE!!! … fouuuul … don’t look to the fans to keep them in good hands™.
They already blew their deductible on obstructed view.
UPDATE: For those of you who asked, here’s the configuration the Bears used to use:
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