Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday the city's plans to celebrate Jackie Robinson West's Little League team who just won the U.S. championship in the league's World Series tournament last week.
The festivities kick off Wednesday, August 27, at 9 a.m. with a neighborhood rally at Jackie Robinson Park (10540 S. Morgan St.). A parade will follow at 10 a.m., ending in Millennium Park.
Here's the route:
- Northbound on Aberdeen to 105th
- East on 105th to Halsted
- Northbound on Halsted from 105th to 35th Street
- Eastbound on 35th Street to Indiana
- Northbound on Indiana to 31st Street
- Merge onto northbound Michigan Avenue
- Northbound on Michigan Ave to Randolph
The mayor's office encourages fans to gather at the following locations:
- 103rd and Halsted
- 95th and Halsted
- 87th and Halsted
- 79th and Halsted
- U.S. Cellular Field
No street closures are planned during the parade.
Source: NBC Chicago
Posted Tuesday, August 26th 2014 @ 10am