Wrigley Field is the scene that made 1986's “Ferris Bueller's Day Off” memorable.
Ferris, Cameron, Ferris and Sloane, Ferris’ girlfriend, skipped school to enjoy a memorable day in Chicago. They also take in a variety of animals as part of their adventure. Chicago CubsWrigley Field game, Ferris catches foul ball. Dean Ed Rooney, his archnemesis, almost sees Ferris. But Rooney only manages to capture a glimpse as Rooney cuts away from his catch.
At least one lucky fan now owns a piece of this particular piece of history.
Heritage Auctions acquired a ticketThe scene was filmed at the game. Friday's sale of the ticket was for $1,050.
“Some fan at the game retained their ticket. [it]It turned out to have been a good choice,” Mike Provenzale (sports operations supervisor, Heritage auctioneer), told ESPN.
The game was played Sept. 24, 1985 with the Expos defeating the Cubs 17-15. Andre Dawson, future Baseball Hall of Famer, was the Expos' most prominent player. He went 4-for-6 and had three home runs and eight RBIs.
In the past, tickets to high-profile sporting events sold for a lot of money. Heritage sold tickets from Jackie Robinson's MLB debut for $480,000 in February, Provenzale said.