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Cubs Park unveiled to the public

New Cubs spring facility

Big opening day for Cubs Park Saturday, as an open house attracted 30,000 fans interested in learning more about the new spring training home of the Chicago Cubs.

Naturally, we have a full story on our sister site, Spring Training Online. Reaction from those visiting the facility was generally good, though it appears fans are a little hesitant to commit totally to buying tickets: there are very few sellouts on the agenda. Part of the issue may be the large capacity of Cubs Park — some 15,000 — and the fact that you could walk up and buy tickets to most Cubs spring games in the past when the team played at HoHoKam Park. In any case, it will be interesting to see how the new park draws when word gets out.

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