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Wrigley Field at 100: Photos from inside the iconic manual scoreboard

<p>In this April 10, 2014 photo, scoreboard operator Brian Helmus changes scores from inside of the 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. | AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato</p>

In this April 10, 2014 photo, scoreboard operator Brian Helmus changes scores from inside of the 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. | AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato

Wrigley Field turns 100 years old Wednesday. As part of the celebration around this milestone, the team let an AP photographer take some pictures of the iconic scoreboard during a recent game, according to the Chicago Sun-Times’ Voices blog.

To celebrate Wrigley Field’s 100-year anniversary, the Cubs have allowed Associated Press photographer Kiichiro Sato the opportunity to climb into the ballpark’s iconic scoreboard to photograph operators Brian Helmus and Fred Washington.

[Read more at the Chicago Sun-Times' Voices blog]

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