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Chicago Dogs

by John Wroblewski

Apr 29, 2018

“Chicago dogs” always referred to Chicago-style hot dogs, a local food favorite. Now, Chicago dogs takes on an entirely new meaning. The Chicago Dogs debut this season in the American Association, an independent professional baseball league comprised of 12 teams.

Based in Rosemont, the Dogs will play at the beautiful new Impact Field. On a recent tour of Impact Field, I was highly impressed with the state-of-the-art facility. Everything about Impact Field is top-notch.

With a seating capacity of 6,300, Impact Field is both cozy and roomy. The concourses are huge. The sightlines are fantastic. The special features and attractions will have something for everyone at the games. Attention was paid to every detail.

Impact Field features 360-degree walk-around capability, with the ability to see the game at all times. There are also various special clubs and areas for unique, more exclusive experiences.

The scoreboard, a first as far as I know, is a huge, double-sided digital board, visible to all in the park as well as the millions of cars driving the nearby expressways. I have never seen anything like it.

Opening Day is Friday, May 18, with the home opener Friday, May 25, and I cannot wait. I have seen Impact Field being built from the groundbreaking. I saw the near-finished product on my recent tour. It is going to be amazing to see it all come together for that first home game. It’s one thing to see the plans and the vision, but seeing the finished product in all of its glory will be an experience to remember.

© CHICAGO DOGS

— John Wroblewski, online writer

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