(originally published May 2016)

Cubs great Derrek Lee had dinner with former teammate Kerry Wood the other night and Woody offered D Lee his tickets to the very first ride on the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier.  Lee explains:

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D Lee lives in the North Suburbs & keeps track of the Cubs, but doesn’t watch any games:

I also caught up with Geoffery Baer, noted PBS Chicago Historian.  Baer explained the significance of the occasion:

And more Navy Pier Ferris Wheel history from Baer:

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