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A NEW EXHIBIT FEATURING THE LONG-STANDING RIVALRY BETWEEN THE CHICAGO CUBS AND THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS OPENED FRIDAY AT THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL MUSEUM IN SPRINGFIELD.
 
THE EXHIBIT INCLUDES RARE ARTIFACTS FROM BOTH TEAMS, AND HIGHLIGHTS BIG MOMENTS OVER THE YEARS. ILLINOIS STATE HISTORIAN SAM WHEELER SAYS THAT INCLUDES AN OLD CUBS LEASE DOCUMENT.
 
 
THERE’S TRIVIA, A DETAILED TIMELINE OF BOTH FRANCHISES AND SEVERAL RARE ITEMS ON DISPLAY. WHEELER SAYS THAT INCLUDES A PIECE OF HISTORY FROM “STAN THE MAN” WHEN HE RETURNED TO THE CARDS AFTER SERVING IN THE NAVY DURING WORLD WAR TWO.
 
THERE IS ALSO AN INTERACTIVE DISPLAY WHERE YOU CAN LOOK UP ANY AREA IN THE COUNTRY AND SEE WHICH TEAMS FANS ARE ROOTING FOR. THE EXHIBIT RUNS THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR.

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