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Cubs turn marquee green as part of Wrigley celebration

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  • The marquee outside Wrigley Field in Chicago gets painted green and gold Wednesday, May 14, 2014, to match the colors from the 1930s as part of the field's anniversary celebration, before the Cubs' home stand against the Milwaukee Brewers and the New York Yankees beginning Friday. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Al Podgorski)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

      The marquee outside Wrigley Field in Chicago gets painted green and gold Wednesday, May 14, 2014, to match the colors from the 1930s as part of the field's anniversary celebration, before the Cubs' home stand against the Milwaukee Brewers and the New York Yankees beginning Friday. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Al Podgorski) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

  • Painters put the finishing touches with green and gold paint on the iconic marquee outside Wrigley Field on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, to match the colors from 1930s as part of the field's anniversary celebration before the Cubs homestand against the Milwaukee Brewers and New York Yankees beginning Friday. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Al Podgorski)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

      Painters put the finishing touches with green and gold paint on the iconic marquee outside Wrigley Field on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, to match the colors from 1930s as part of the field's anniversary celebration before the Cubs homestand against the Milwaukee Brewers and New York Yankees beginning Friday. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Al Podgorski) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

 
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The marquee outside Wrigley Field in Chicago was painted green and gold Wednesday to match the colors from the 1930s as part of the field's anniversary celebration, before the Cubs' home stand against the Milwaukee Brewers and the New York Yankees beginning Friday.

On Saturday,the Cubs will wear the uniform from 1937, the first season the team wore royal blue. The Milwaukee Brewers plan to wear throwback uniforms of their own that day.

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The team says fans will notice other sights and sounds from the 1930s, too.

Wrigley Field opened in 1914 and is being celebrated this season.

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