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Wrigley Operators Still Keep Score by Hand
In honor of Wrigley's 100th birthday, AP photographer Kiichiro Sato was allowed a rare behind-the-scenes visit to the scoreboard.
In this April 10, 2014 photo, scoreboard operators Brian Helmus, left, and Fred Washington look out at the field from inside the iconic scoreboard at Wrigley Field during a baseball game between Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs, in Chicago. With Boston’s Fenway Park and Wrigley the only two stadiums in the majors with primary manual scoreboards, it has been a job largely shrouded in mystery until the Cubs allowed The Associated Press climb the steel ladder through the steel floor of the scoreboard for a rare visit to mark Wrigley’s 100-year anniversary. Kiichiro Sato / AP