Cubs can fill Wrigley Field at 20% capacity to start the season — a ‘walk before you run’ approach with bigger hopes

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs achieved step one in the quest to have fans back in Wrigley Field. Now their focus shifts to safely implementing the details they presented to the city. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Monday the Cubs and White Sox can have a 20% capacity at their respective stadiums. For the Cubs, that equates to 8,274 fans per home game. President of Baseball Operations Crane Kenney told the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday that the team asked for a higher capacity, but the city and state wanted to take a “walk before you run” approach, which Kenney said the Cubs are “completely i…

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