What was the Cause of death for William Wrigley jr?
Wrigley's death was listed on his death certificate as indigestion with complications of heart disease. Meaning, he died from a heart attach in his sleep
The name Wrigley Field comes from one of the owners of the team What type of business did that owner have that still exists today?
William Wrigley Jr., who bought the club in 1925, was a chewing gum manufacturer whose company, William Wrigley Jr. Company, has brands today that are sold in the US called Juicy Fruit, Wrigley's Spearmint, Extra, Doublemint, among many others. Juicy Fruit and Wrigley's Spearmint are the oldest, have made their debut in 1893.
No. Wrigley Field opened in 1914 as home of the Chicago Chi-Feds of the short lived Federal League. Charles Weeghman, owner and founder of the team, had the park built and it opened with the name Weeghman Park. When the Federal League folded after the 1915 season, Weeghman joined forces with William Wrigley Jr. and bought the Cubs and moved their home games to Weeghman Park from West Side Grounds where they had played since…