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Safety Fears Raised about Chicago's Wrigley Field

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Safety Fears Raised about Chicago's Wrigley Field

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Safety Fears Raised about Chicago's Wrigley Field

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A view of concrete beneath the centerfield bleachers at Wrigley Field. The cement patches visible were done as part of previous maintenance work David Schaper, NPR hide caption

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Several times this summer, concrete chunks have fallen from the upper deck of Chicago's Wrigley Field onto the seating area below. Though nobody's been hurt, the incidents raise concern about the safety and future of the revered baseball park. Officials are taking steps to protect fans at the home of the Cubs. Hear NPR's David Schaper.

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