Cemetery erects Wrigley-like wall
Generations of Cubs fans have passed without seeing their team win a World Series title. Now they can feel close to their lovable losers in the after life.
At Chicago's Bohemian National Cemetery, a red brick wall, which is a replica of the ivy-lined boundary at Wrigley Field, has been raised to hold fans' cremated remains in blue-and-white urns that go for as much as $800.
Adding to the Wrigleyville feel, the "Behind the Vines" area includes four actual stadium seats from Wrigley and a mini-lawn for playing catch or soaking in the memories. A stained-glass scoreboard also stands out on the wall. The scoreboard reads: "Cubs fans forever" and the wall features the "400" sign to signify how far center field is from home plate.
Though Major League Baseball has officiallly license the urns, the Cubs organization has no links to the cemetery.
Living fans have already made requests to sned their features there.