Video from the First Cubs Game of the 2012 Cactus League

Dale Sveum and the 2012 Chicago Cubs took the field for the first time Sunday afternoon at HoHoKam Park. Several players made their first appearance in a Cubs’ uniform in the exhibition game against the A’s including Ian Stewart, Jeff Beliveau, Dae-Eun Rhee, Trever Miller, Lendy Castillo, Adrian Cardenas and Anthony Rizzo.

Here is original video shot by the CCO from Sunday’s game …

From the green grass to all of the sights, sounds and smells of a baseball game, it was great to be in a ballpark again.

Some things in life never get old and should never be taken for granted. Walking into a baseball park for the first time of the year is one of those things. Hearing the pop of a catcher’s glove, a crack of a bat … those are just some of the reminders of why baseball means so much too so many.

Here are some sights and sounds from Sunday …

The 2012 Cubs Take the Field

Cubs Warm-up prior to exhibition game vs. the A’s

Bottom of the First Inning

Jeff Beliveau

Dae-Eun Rhee

Trever Miller

Rafael Dolis

Lendy Castillo

Adrian Cardenas

Junior Lake

Anthony Rizzo

Brett Jackson

Click here for a full recap from the Cubs and A’s exhibition game

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