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25 photos/videos of Blue Jays fans invading Wrigley Field in large numbers

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Rob Williams Aug 18, 2017 8:29 am 1,214

It had been a long time since the Blue Jays had visited Wrigley Field.

The Jays, an American League team, don’t play Chicago’s National League team very often. As such, Friday was their first visit to the 101-year-old ballpark since 2005.

Blue Jays fans come from all over Canada, and they travel well, as we’ve seen in recent years at road games in Seattle. So you know they weren’t going to let this opportunity pass them by. A weekend series against the Cubs, the reigning World Series champions, at Wrigley Field?

And a day game, no less?

They came prepared, in large numbers, and they were loud.

I mean, they were ready at breakfast.

Chicago breakfast

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So excited to visit ballpark #17 on my list: Wrigley Field! 💙⚾️

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Let’s go #bluejays!

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The current scene at Wrigley Field.

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Wrigley Field. One thing off the bucket list.

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They were even loud at batting practice.

Jays batting practice……LET’S GO BLUE JAYS!!!! #GOOSEBUMPS #LETSRISE

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Friday pinned in the windy city

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Erin’s dream come true. #JaysVCubs

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6ix in the Chi. #torontobluejays #chicagocubs #wrigleyfield #mlb #torontofanstravelbest #6ix @bluejays #northside

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The Jays are here!! #LetsRise #GoJaysGo ⚾️🐻

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Home game in Chicago? YUP! #chillinois2017

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#morejaysthancubs #wrigleyfield

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Canadians being ICE COLD to their bachelors!! Take off you hoser! 🇨🇦⚾️

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Spot the Canadian drunk girls #jays #chicago

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Blue Jays vs. Cubs #Chicago

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Its #RallyCap time!!! #BlueJays #GOJAYSGO #LetsRise #Baseball #Wrigley

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Though their team lost the game 7-4, Blue Jays fans did get a thrill in the eighth inning when Toronto scored three runs to narrow the score to 5-4.

Lots of jays fans at Wrigley

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This place is rocking with @bluejays fans. #letsgobluejays #gojaysgo

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Expect an equally enthusiastic Blue Jays fanbase at Wrigley again on Saturday, when they take on Chicago in Game 2 of their three-game series.

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Rob Williams
Man of the people, voice of the fans. Daily Hive Sports Editor.

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