When occured: 
Tue, 1988-02-23

On February 23, 1988, lawmakers in Chicago pass legislation that will allow lights at Wrigley Field. By a vote of 29-19, Chicago’s anti-noise laws are officially repealed, paving the way for the playing of night games at Wrigley. The Cubs, the last team to play all of its games during the day, will play eight night games in 1988.


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