Wrigley field is where one of the most memorable scenes from 1986's Ferris Bueller's Day Off takes place.
Ferris, Cameron, Ferris' friend, and Sloane, Ferris' girlfriend, skipped school for a memorable day in Chicago. They also attend the Montreal Expos.Wrigley Field where Ferris is able to catch a foul ball. Dean Ed Rooney, his arch-nemesis, almost sees Ferris. But Rooney manages to miss a glimpse as the camera cuts away.
One lucky fan has now purchased a piece from that special bit of history.
Heritage Auctions has acquired the following:From the location where the scene was shot. Friday's ticket sold for $1,050.
“A fan at the game kept their tickets and was able to get a ticket. [it]”It turned out that it was a good decision,” Mike Provenzale at Heritage, sports operations supervisor and auctioneer, said to ESPN.
The game was played Sept. 24, 1985 with the Expos defeating the Cubs 17-15. Andre Dawson, a future baseball hall of famer, was the star of the game. He went 4-for-6 with three home runs as well as eight RBIs.
In the past, tickets for high-profile sporting events were sold for quite a lot. Heritage auctioned a ticketfor $480,000 in February, Provenzale said.