CHICAGO — Relief of a different sort arrived Wednesday for fans at Wrigley Field.
The Chicago Cubs installed 72 portable restroom units at Wrigley Field before Wednesday’s game with St. Louis, hoping to end the long lines experienced by many fans at times during the season opener Sunday night.
The second-oldest stadium in the major leagues to Boston’s Fenway Park is undergoing a massive renovation. Portions of one men’s room and one women’s room on the left side of the main concourse were scheduled to be unavailable until May or June, and there was a problem Sunday in the women’s restroom on the left side of the upper deck.
The result were waits of up to an hour at some restrooms, with some fans resorting to using cups to relieve themselves. Many photos were posted to social media sites, an unwelcome issue for the Cubs as they opened their season with a new manager and their perennial high hopes.