First Look: Chicago Cubs homestand against Rockies
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First Look: Chicago Cubs homestand against Rockies


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CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs kick off a three-game homestand against the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field with a celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month Friday, September 16, followed by Sesame Street Day and HBCU Day, both scheduled for Sunday, September 18.

Hispanic Heritage Day

To celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Cubs will host Hispanic Heritage Day at the ballpark Friday, September 16, the same day the club will celebrate Roberto Clemente Day. For Hispanic Heritage Day, fans can enjoy a mariachi band, pop-up El Tesoro Tequila bar and a Jewel-Osco activation pregame at Gallagher Way. Inside the ballpark, fans can enjoy specialty concession items at the Sheffield Corner concession stand including a Cuban sandwich, elote nachos and sope.

Cubs fans interested in attending the September 16 game have the opportunity to secure a special-edition Los Cubs sugar skull bobblehead through the Hispanic Heritage Day Special Ticket Offer. Bobbleheads can be redeemed at the northwest corner of Gallagher Way on gameday and a portion of the proceeds from each Hispanic Heritage Day Special Ticket Offer will go to the National Museum of Mexican Art.

Sesame Street Day

On Sunday, September 18, fans can enjoy a childhood classic at the ballpark with Sesame Street Day! The joyous day will include photo opportunities for fans, live music and a live artist demonstration at Gallagher Way pregame. Inside the ballpark, fans can enjoy Sesame Street Day-themed concession items including a Cookie Monster Ice Cream Helmet (served in Section 128 only), Bert and Ernie’s Favorite Grilled Cheese and Telly’s Twisted Tater, available at the Sheffield Corner concession stand.

For Sesame Street Day, fans can secure a ticket to the 1:20 p.m. CDT game against Colorado and a special-edition Cookie Monster bobblehead through the Sesame Street Day Special Ticket Offer. Bobbleheads can be redeemed at the northwest corner of Gallagher Way on gameday.

HBCU Day

A celebration for HBCU students, alumni and fans will take place at the ballpark Sunday, September 18. Fans interested in attending can secure a ticket to the game and a special-edition Cubs and HBCU hat through the HBCU Special Ticket Offer which can be redeemed at the northwest corner of Gallagher Way on gameday.

Homestand Details, September 16-18

Friday, September 16, Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies, 1:20 p.m.

Special Ticket Offer: Hispanic Heritage Day

National anthem and 7th inning stretch: Cubs Spanish radio play-by-play voice and sports broadcaster for Univision Chicago Miguel Esparza

Special recognition: Jason Heyward as the club’s nominee for the 2022 Roberto Clemente Award and Director of the McCormick Foundation’s Little Village portfolio, Katya Nuques, as the 2022 Roberto Clemente community honoree

First pitch: CEO and President of the Instituto del Progreso Latino Karina Ayala-Bermejo

Broadcast: Marquee Sports Network, MLB Network, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Saturday, September 17, Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies, 1:20 p.m.

Promotion: Marcus Stroman bobblehead presented by Garrett Popcorn Shops, up to the first 10,000 early arriving fans

Broadcast: Marquee Sports Network, MLB Network, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

Sunday, September 18, Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies, 1:20 p.m.

Promotion: Clear travel bag presented by American Airlines, up to the first 10,000 early arriving fans

Special Ticket Offer: Sesame Street Day and HBCU Day

Pregame: Willson Contreras to be presented with the 2022 Heart & Hustle Award

Broadcast: Marquee Sports Network, 670 The Score, Cubs.com

For more information on Hispanic Heritage Day, Sesame Street Day or HBCU Day at Wrigley Field or to secure a Special Ticket Offer, please visit www.cubs.com/specials.

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