Team to receive portion of rooftop revenue

Updated: January 12, 2004, 11:51 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The cost of tradition just got more expensive, at least for the owners of the rooftop grandstands surrounding Wrigley Field.

The Chicago Cubs and owners of the famous building-top seats have come to a 20-year agreement that would require the owners to pay the team millions of dollars each year, the Chicago Tribune reported in Monday's editions.

The owners of 11 buildings will pay the Cubs 17 percent of their gross revenue, which, with approximately 1,700 rooftop seats, could cost ...

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