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Images: Chicago Cubs Home Opening Day vs. Philadelphia Phillies

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  • Cubs' Hall of Famers, from left, Billy WIlliams, Ernie Banks, Ferguson Jenkins, and Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg prepare to toss out ceremonial first pitches.

      Cubs' Hall of Famers, from left, Billy WIlliams, Ernie Banks, Ferguson Jenkins, and Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg prepare to toss out ceremonial first pitches.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs fans file into Wrigley Field before the home opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.

      Chicago Cubs fans file into Wrigley Field before the home opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • A panoramic view of Wrigley Field before the Chicago Cubs home opening day game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.

      A panoramic view of Wrigley Field before the Chicago Cubs home opening day game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Ryland Denson, 8, of Joliet, left, and Natalie Adorno, 11, of Chicago were the first two fans to enter the ballpark before the Chicago Cubs home opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies on Friday at Wrigley Field.

      Ryland Denson, 8, of Joliet, left, and Natalie Adorno, 11, of Chicago were the first two fans to enter the ballpark before the Chicago Cubs home opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies on Friday at Wrigley Field.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Players warm up before the Chicago Cubs home Opening Day game against Philadelphia Phillies on Friday at Wrigley Field.

      Players warm up before the Chicago Cubs home Opening Day game against Philadelphia Phillies on Friday at Wrigley Field.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Fans wait to be the first in the gates before the Chicago Cubs home opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field.

      Fans wait to be the first in the gates before the Chicago Cubs home opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Ryne Sandberg watches batting practice before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Ryne Sandberg watches batting practice before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs players warm up in front of the logo celebrating  100 years of Wrigley Field.

      Chicago Cubs players warm up in front of the logo celebrating 100 years of Wrigley Field.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Wayne Messmer belts out the national anthem before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Wayne Messmer belts out the national anthem before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Cole Mrowka, 7, of Chicago enjoys a cheeseburger while trying to get the players attention before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Cole Mrowka, 7, of Chicago enjoys a cheeseburger while trying to get the players attention before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) is greet by his teammates while the starters take the field during the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) is greet by his teammates while the starters take the field during the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Former Cub and current Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg watches batting practice prior to the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Former Cub and current Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg watches batting practice prior to the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson (36) talks to baseball legend Ernie Banks before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson (36) talks to baseball legend Ernie Banks before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood (37) fires to the plate during the Chicago Cubs home opener against Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood (37) fires to the plate during the Chicago Cubs home opener against Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo (5) heads to the dugout after his home run early in the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo (5) heads to the dugout after his home run early in the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Cubs legend Ernie Banks makes his way through the dug out after throwing out one of the first pitches before the Chicago Cubs opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Cubs legend Ernie Banks makes his way through the dug out after throwing out one of the first pitches before the Chicago Cubs opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo (5) rounds first base after his home run early during the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo (5) rounds first base after his home run early during the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro (13) tries to throw out Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere (2) during the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro (13) tries to throw out Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere (2) during the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria (16) greets Ryne Sandberg before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria (16) greets Ryne Sandberg before the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney (15) slides safely into home as Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz (51) tries to put the tag on him during the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney (15) slides safely into home as Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz (51) tries to put the tag on him during the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney reacts after sliding safely into home.

      Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney reacts after sliding safely into home.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is greeted at home plate by Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz after his home run .

      Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is greeted at home plate by Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz after his home run .
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood leaves the field during the seventh inning.

      Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood leaves the field during the seventh inning.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs center fielder Ryan Sweeney reacts after striking out during the 7th inning.

      Chicago Cubs center fielder Ryan Sweeney reacts after striking out during the 7th inning.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Wesley Wright reacts after giving up a two-run homer during the 8th inning.

      Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Wesley Wright reacts after giving up a two-run homer during the 8th inning.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Schlitter delivers during the 8th inning.

      Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Schlitter delivers during the 8th inning.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria walks back to the dugout after pulling Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Wesley Wright during the 8th inning.

      Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria walks back to the dugout after pulling Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Wesley Wright during the 8th inning.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs left fielder Junior Lake tries to get a handle on an RBI double by Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Domonic Brown.

      Chicago Cubs left fielder Junior Lake tries to get a handle on an RBI double by Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Domonic Brown.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria, left,  greets Phillies skipper Ryne Sandberg prior to the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadephia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

      Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria, left, greets Phillies skipper Ryne Sandberg prior to the Chicago Cubs home opener against the Philadephia Phillies Friday April 4, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Mark Maroon of Aurora takes a picture of his brother-in-law Ross Fisette, Flat Stanley style, before the Chicago Cubs opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies on Friday at Wrigley Field. Fisette will be retiring from the Air Force this year and his family was getting pictures of his Flat Stanley style picture all over the place.

      Mark Maroon of Aurora takes a picture of his brother-in-law Ross Fisette, Flat Stanley style, before the Chicago Cubs opening day game against Philadelphia Phillies on Friday at Wrigley Field. Fisette will be retiring from the Air Force this year and his family was getting pictures of his Flat Stanley style picture all over the place.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 

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