The April Puzzler


It’s April, 2012, the opening of a new baseball season! And it’s time for a new Puzzler. So here goes.

In the 1870’s and 80’s, the Chicago White Stockings, forerunners of both the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs played in the Union Base-ball Grounds. Here’s is  your puzzler:

The Union Base-ball Grounds was located on the spot of what is today a highly popular attraction in the city. What is that area called today?

 Let’s all get in the baseball spirit. Submit your entries in the form of a Comment and learn the solution in a couple weeks!

Best of luck,


The Roster of the 1885 Chicago White Stockings...

Chicago White Stockings, 1888


About Chicago Stories

I'm a Chicagoan, have been for fifty years. I've had a consulting business in the city for thirty-eight years, working with many Chicago companies and organizations and others around the world. Before that, I worked the city's race relations agency for five years.I am a volunteer tour guide for Chicago's Greeter Program and introduce visitors from around the world to this beautiful city. I'm also a writer of several professional books as well as poetry, essays and fiction. The city has become my inspiration, education and entertainment. View all posts by Chicago Stories

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