Originally Posted by Noneck
I still think there is that now hidden fan base. Suburbanites may come to see the cubs a few games a year but I can see these same people going to 10 games if it was in a suburb where you drive, park and get back home easy. Believe it or not, a lot of suburbanites dont like going in the city.
This particular location offers neither of the latter two. Getting there for weekday night games would be a nightmare as rush hour is awful on both the tollway and the Kennedy, let alone if there is any other event in Rosemont near there. And there is no room there to have enough parking.
Also, they still would be out all of the tourists who currently flock to Wrigley Field because it is Wrigley Field. I would venture a guess that the number of tourists to Wrigley Field could be as much as a million fans per season; as well as the number of young city dwellers who live near the park and like to party and socialize there.