It’s summertime in Chicago and that means it’s time to put away the winter jacket, gear up for the invasion of tourists and enjoy the long-awaited summer sun. One thing synonymous with summer in the Windy City is Cubs and Sox baseball. Don’t have tickets to a game? No problem! Chicago Loopster has your guide to the best rooftop bars at Wrigley as well as some South Side ballpark bars to watch your White Sox.
Additional Rooftops near Wrigley:
Skybox on Sheffield: 3627 N. Sheffield Ave. Skybox on Sheffield
Sheffield Baseball Club: 3619 Sheffield Ave. Sheffield Baseball Club
Down the Line Rooftop: 3621 Sheffield Ave. Down the Line Rooftop
Wrigley View Rooftop: 1050 W. Waveland Ave. Wrigley View Rooftop
Murphy’s Bleachers: 3649 N. Sheffield Ave. Murphy’s Bleachers
Lakeview Baseball Club: 3633 Sheffield Ave. Lakeview Baseball Club
Ivy League Baeball Club: 3637 Sheffield Ave. Ivy League Baseball Club
Although there are no rooftop bars that overlook U.S. Cellular Field, you can still be close to the action. Have no fear White Sox fans, here are some places you can have a beer and watch your team play:
Cork and Kerry at the Park: 3258 South Princeton Ave.
First Base: 3201 S. Normal Ave.
Rocky’s Bar and Grill: 234 W. 31st St. Rocky’s Bar and Grill
Turtle Bar and Grill: 238 W. 33rd St. Turtle Bar and Grill
Now, let’s play ball.
As the 2011 baseball season kicks into full gear, fans of the Cubs and White Sox once again flood the areas around Wrigley Field and U.S. Cellular Field. Here are the best ways to get to each ballpark on the CTA as the two teams embark on their 2011 campaigns.
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