Derrek Lee Boards Maiden Voyage of New Navy Pier Ferris Wheel

(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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