The park is a busy place as fans descend on it for the 100th season of baseball at Clark and Addison. News Bulletin photo.
About 45 miles separate the lowest rung of organized baseball with the highest but both the Class A Kane County Cougars and parent club Chicago Cubs were both busy preparing for the season last week.
Cougar players run the bases (above) while newcomer Shawon Dunston, Jr., the son of the Cub great, talks prior to a workout (below). Meanwhile at Wrigley Field, Cub Hall of Famer and Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg talks to the media prior to last week’s Opening Day (bottom). (News Bulletin photos)