#30Fieldsin30Days: U.S. Cellular Field
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This is the South Side. More than a century of White Sox baseball has been played right here. Well, mostly. U.S. Cellular Field - opened as the new Comiskey Park in 1991 - was built across the street from the original Comiskey Park, home to the White Sox from 1910 until 1990.
And that lineage is apparent, with the pinwheels atop the "exploding" scoreboard signaling that, yes, this is the home of the White Sox.
But it's so much more than that. Any day at U.S. Cellular Field - full of food, people, memories - makes it impossible to forget: This isn't just Chicago, it's the South Side.
-Food: A true Chicago-style hot dog is dragged through the garden, loaded with relish, pickles, tomatoes, and, of course, mustard. And that's exactly what you'll find at the classic Comiskey Dogs stand. U.S. Cellular also boasts some more innovative cuisine. Say it out loud and you'll get the concept behind this one: Tater Tachos.
-Legends Plaza: The White Sox franchise has been making history since before you were born (probably). Legends Plaza pays tribute to the greatest characters in this South Side story with epic sculptures. Learn about the careers of Minnie Minoso and Luis Aparicio, or re-live the more recent heroics of The Big Hurt and Paul Konerko.