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Cubs fans could take BP at Wrigley Field this week – NBC Chicago

The Chicago Cubs have announced that fans could have a chance to win $1 million and other prizes while practicing batting at Wrigley Field ahead of Opening Day this week.

The Cubs, in partnership with Budweiser, unveiled the “Play for Opening Day” challenge on Sunday morning.

Fans could win the chance to practice batting on the pitch at Wrigley this week, and if chosen to do so, they could win opening day tickets, access to a luxury suite for the opening, a Traeger grill or even $1 million. , according to a press release.

Fans interested in participating are asked to come to Gallagher Way, located next to the baseball stadium, between 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Tuesday to receive a raffle ticket. Of those fans, 50 will be randomly selected to practice batting at Wrigley Field between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Each fan will receive three slots and try to complete goals to earn prizes. Former Cubs wide receiver and 2016 World Series champion Miguel Montero will be on hand for the event, according to the team.

While most of the targets will be on the field itself, one target will be a bit higher: the Budweiser sign at the top of the right field video board. If a fan achieves this goal, they themselves will win a cool $1 million prize.

All fans who receive raffle tickets will receive a prize for their participation, and all fans who are able to hit a target at the event will receive a pair of tickets to Thursday’s home opener against the Milwaukees. Brewers.

More information on the team’s website.

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