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A Tour of Wrigley

Since baseball time is measured only in outs, all you have to do is succeed utterly; keep hitting, keep the rally alive, and you have defeated time. You remain forever young.

–Roger Angell, Once More Around the Park: A Baseball Reader

Just wanted to share a drone tour of Wrigley Field, the fabled home of the Chicago Cubs, that was released yesterday. The team produced this video as an end-of-season gift to their fans and it gives every fan an intimate and fascinating view of the park, inside and out. I would have to believe that this required a tremendous amount of planning and expertise to produce such great results.

It’s a fun watch for even non-baseball fans.

I thought I might try my hand at generating some AI (Artificial Intelligence) images through one of the free online generators. These were from deepai.org. You basically type in a short description of what you would like to see, and they pop up moments later. Sometimes the results surprise you.

I made two requests, one a Picasso painting of Babe Ruth and the other a baseball player in a Van Gogh landscape. I’m kind of partial to the Van Gogh ballplayer.

Anyway, take a tour of old Wrigley this morning.

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