South Bend Cubs Opening Day in pictures…..and one video

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I’ll discuss the “baby Cubs” roster, their top prospects and their first home stand of the 2015 season soon. But until then, here are some photos (and one video) from the South Bend Cubs Opening Day 2015.

Mr. Cub sign outside Four Winds Field
Mr. Cub, outside Four Winds Field
New Kids Zone at Four Winds Field
New “Kids Zone” now in red & blue and with a huge bear instead of huge bird
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Somewhat uncomfortable view of said bear
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SB Cubs brand spankin’ new Performance Center is even on twitter @SBCperformance
Theo is out shaking hands and kissing babies
Theo shaking hands and kissing babies
Wayne Messmer doing an interview before singing the National Anthem
Wayne Messmer doing an interview before singing the National Anthem
Introducing "Stu"
Introducing “Stu”
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I am loving the new unis

 

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and the brand new grass field looks amazing

 

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Pre-game tribute to Mr. Cub Ernie Banks….

 

which included video of his most charming moments and SB Cubs retiring his #14
Theo's ceremonial first pitch from afar...
Theo’s ceremonial first pitch from afar…
and close up
and close up
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Not a great view of player introductions

 

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SB Performance Center sit just beyond right field and is open to the public

 

Starting pitcher Jake Stinnett (Cubs #13 prospect) warming up
Stinnett almost got the runner
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Stinnett in action
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Reliever James Farris warming up

And perhaps the best moment of the night….

 

 

 

 

About Sharon

I am a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs who happens to live in South Bend, Indiana. My life was made complete when Theo & Co. moved the Cubs' Class A Midwest League affiliate to my hometown. Being invited to write for WSD about the South Bend Cubs is just icing on that cake. I used to be @ClaireBDesigns but am now just @SharonHolston. Come find me on Twitter!

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